Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, A.S.
This program is designed to fill a need in the region for health care workers, one of the five fastest-growing job sectors in Connecticut.
Students who graduate from this program will be ready to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam and be prepared as successful candidates for multiple employment possibilities. Students will become knowledgeable in both the business and clinical skills necessary in a healthcare provider office, and may also choose to continue their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in health information technology.
Those who complete this program will know how to provide patient care safely and in accordance with medical assistant regulations, laws, and patient rights; how to perform administrative functions in an medical office; and how to clearly and effectively communicate with patients, their families, and health care team members. Students will be able to demonstrate problem-solving abilities, professionalism, and ethical, legal, and caring behaviors in the health care environment.
As a clinical medical assistant, you’ll directly assist physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing patient care, with the focus being on performing clinical duties rather than clerical tasks. Jobs are available in:
See below for a list of all full-time Department Faculty. Please note that not all listed faculty may teach courses related to this specific degree or certificate program.