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You MUST have a photo ID and HS Diploma/GED or foreign equivalency in order to register. 



Clinical Medical Assisting is an interesting and dynamic field and attending Contra Costa Medical Career College’s Clinical Medical Assisting program can help you qualify for a rewarding career. The Medical Assisting certificate program at CCMCC trains students for the real world of clinical medical assisting. By instructing in a hands-on and career-focused way, Contra Costa Medical Career College helps to prepare students for the workplace. Not only do students learn in the classroom, they also have a 160-hour externship, where they work and train as a medical assistant in an actual office. This job experience and training is valuable for students, as they embark on their own careers.

If you are interested in a medical assisting school, then Contra Costa Medical Career College could be just right for you! The Clinical Medical Assisting program provides the training that can help you get a medical assistant career in only 14 weeks. For more information on Contra Costa Medical Career College’s Medical Assisting Certificate program, click here or call us at (925) 757-2900 today!

What do Clinical Medical Assistants do?

Clinical duties performed by Medical Assistants vary according to State law and may include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the physician during the examination.

CCMCC’s Medical Assistants are trained to collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies and sterilize medical instruments. Medical Assisting training also includes how to instruct patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician, authorize drug refills as directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, draw blood and give injections, prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures and change dressings.

  • Injections
  • Routine Office Procedures
  • Perform EKGs
  • Check Vital Signs
  • Physical Exam Set-Up
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Assistance
  • Minor Surgery Assistance
  • Routine Lab Testing
  • Eye / Ear Examinations
  • Venipuncture

Where do Medical Assistants work?

  • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Medical Clinics
  • Home Health Care Organizations

Job Outlook

Medical Assisting is projected to increase twenty-nine percent over the 2016-26 period. Job prospects should be best for medical assistants with formal training or experience, particularly those with certification.

* Source U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Total Fees paid to Institution

  • Registration Fee:$200.00 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition:$3950.00 (refundable)
  • STRF Fee:$10.00
  • Books:$210.00 (refundable if unused)
  •  Background Check: No Fee
  • drug screen: $150.00

Students are also responsible for the following fees NOT paid directly to Institution

  • Books: $155.00 
  • Uniforms:$30.00 (non-refundable)
  • BLS American Heart Association for Health Care Providers:$85.00

Optional Fees:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant NHA Certification Exam:$179.00 (non-refundable)

Class Schedules

2023 Class Schedule

Day Program meets Mon-Thurs from 9:00am-1:00pm for 10 weeks*

-Mon. October 9th – Thurs. December 14th

Mid-day Program meets from Mon-Thu 1:30pm-5:30pm for 10 weeks*

-Mon. October 9th – Thurs. December 14th

Evening Program meets Mon-Thu from 6:00pm-10:00pm for 10 weeks*

-Mon. October 9th – Thurs. December 14th


On-line registrations not allowed for these schedules. Please call for an admissions appointment (925) 757-2900.

There is a 160 hour externship following successful completion of the didactic portion of the course.

When Medical Administrative Assistant/Billing & Coding Specialist and Clinical Medical Assisting are taken in conjunction, there will be only one registration fee AND only one 160-hour externship will be required. Tuition for the second of the two courses taken will also be reduced.