Total Hours: 500
Train for a challenging and rewarding career in one of the fastest growing occupations in the medical field. This comprehensive training program prepares students to become Professional Medical Assistants, trained and certified in Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, EKG, and Basic Life Support/CPR. Through hands on instruction, students acquire both the administrative and clinical skills needed to multi-task and assist medical professionals in doctors’ offices, labs, hospitals and other health care facilities. Eligible students who have demonstrated mastery in the program also gain valuable experience in the field through participation in an externship.
Location: 131 Midland Avenue, Nyack, NY
Course Length: 500 hours, approximately 10 months
Course Hours: 5:30-9:30PM, Monday-Thursday
Tuition & Fees:
Supplies: $40 (approximate)
Exam fees: $297
Other fees: $143 (optional)
- NYS High School Diploma/NYS HSE strongly recommended or required reading level: 8th grade
- Positive suitability interview
*Students with two years of full-time work experience or training in the field may be eligible to have the prerequisites waived.
- Attend suitability interview/orientation
- Complete Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
- Complete application package
- Receive acceptance letter
- Make required tuition payment
Registration begins March 1; classes begin each year in September
Program Requirements to Receive a Certificate of Completion
- 90% attendance
- Overall course grade of 75%
Chiropractor Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Doctor’s Assistant, Medical Assistant
NCCT Certifications: National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT), National Certified, Electrocardiogram Technician (NCET)
**Felony convictions may impact eligibility for certification. Please speak with an admissions counselor for more information.