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Clinical Medical Assistant Workforce Certificate

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Overview

  • Non-credit Fast Track program
  • Full program offered at LSC-Montgomery

Summary

Lone Star College Medical Assistant program provides students with hands-on training and education in medical terminology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, processing of medical insurance forms, patient care and health care. CMA course curriculum will includes Patient Care and Communication, Clinical Assisting and Pharmacology, Medical Insurance, Bookkeeping and Health Sciences, Cardiopulmonary and Electrocardiography, Laboratory Procedures, Endocrinology and Reproduction, and Medical Law, Ethics and Psychology.

Our program is designed to meet and exceed the state requirements. This certificate prepares students to perform various clinical and administrative functions in a facility which may include preparing treatment rooms for patient examinations, scheduling appointments and maintaining medical records, interviewing patients, measuring vital signs, administering injections, and utilizing equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. If you are looking for an exciting career in healthcare, this program may just be the “foot in the door” you are looking for.

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Health Occupations Registration Checklist

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Contact

Please contact Erica Jordan at Erica.L.Jordan@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.2883 for more information.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
MDCAC 2106001 Clinical Medical Assistant 262
Clinical Medical Assistant Workforce Certificate Total 262

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Career Options

Median Wage: $27,4601

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)2
  • Medical Assistant2
  • Medical Office Assistant2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Program Cost: $2,655

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.