A clinical medical assistant is a medical professional with a well-rounded skill set
in both the administrative and basic medical tasks involved in medical office.
The program will equip graduates in the basic competencies necessary for success in
an entry level Clinical Medical Assistant role in a variety of healthcare settings. Students learn to obtain
medical health information, administer medication, and record health histories, vital signs, and height and
weight. Students will also learn how to draw blood and perform basic laboratory procedures and learn the
basic administrative tasks of a medical office, including bookkeeping, answering phones, and scheduling
A clinical medical assistant assists in the day-to-day tasks of running a medical
office. From staffing the front desk to completing basic clinical procedures, taking vitals to taking blood,
these professionals are capable of completing a diverse array of tasks.
Once you complete this course, you may complete the required certification exam to
become a clinical medical assistant.
In order to enroll, you must
Pass a criminal background check.
Be at least 17 years of age.
Have proof of a GED or high school diploma.
Pass the Ability to Benefit Test in lieu of a high school diploma.
Pass the employee misconduct registry check (EMR).
Pass a drug screening.
Clinical medical assistant courses that offer you a certificate can cost upwards of $23,000. However, they most commonly cost between $1,000 and $3,000. In order to cut back on your training costs, consider Careers Unlimited, where you may qualify for assistance, such as flexible financing and scholarships.
To become a clinical medical assistant in Texas, expect to train anywhere from 6 weeks to 18 months to receive your certificate. Our course takes about 7 months to complete and includes hands-on clinical training to help you prepare for this in-demand healthcare role.