Medical Assistant

A Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and clinical tasks under the supervision of a physician, other health practitioner, or office manager. Clinical skills include obtaining all vital signs, preparing patients for minor surgical procedures, administering injectable medications, and assisting in the collection of laboratory specimens. Administrative skills include coordinating and scheduling patient appointments, receiving and processing patients in the office, and maintaining patient records. Students are eligible to sit for three (3) national certifications through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA): Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) $155; Certified EKG Technician (CET) $115; and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) $115. These fees are not included in tuition and subject to change without notice. Acknowledgement of Risk & Responsibility and Health Insurance & Waiver must be signed. Student liability insurance, a clear background check, GED or HS diploma, textbook, and scrubs are required.

34.8 CEUS. Cost $3795

Course # CEHS 305


Learn more about The TAACCCT Grant Program and how it can benefit you!

The TAACCCT Grant Program –
helping students get the skills they need for in-demand jobs in health care professions!

What is the TAACCCT Grant Program?

Ocean County College is one of 13 community colleges in New Jersey who have been awarded the TAACCCT Grant (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College & Career Training Grant), which is funded through the Department of Labor. Through this grant, Ocean County College is able to expand and improve upon their ability to deliver career training programs that will help job seekers get the skills they need for in-demand jobs in the field of health care. The three primary fields include Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, and Medical Office Specialist (which includes training in Medical Billing & Coding, Administrative Medical Assistant, and Electronic Health Records).