Clinical Medical Assisting

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Students will receive certification as a Registered Medical Assistant and Registered Phlebotomist. This course is accredited through the American Association of Medical Personnel for Registered Medical Assistant and Registered Phlebotomist.


Applicants must complete a SouthernTech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at the SouthernTech campus and online at Enrollment for this career major is open to partnering High Schools (juniors/seniors) and Adults.


High School Student: Free. Adult Student (in-district): $2.50 per hour; Adult Student (Out-of-District): $5 per hour; and Adult Student (Out-of-State): $7.50 per hour. Additional costs may include books, supplies, and miscellaneous fees.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.


Clinical Medical Assisting
Introduction to Medical Assisting 30
Anatomy II 60
Physiology II 60
Pharmacology 45
Medical Assisting Clinical Experience 165
Core Medical Terminology II 45
Clinical Procedures (Part I) 60
Clinical Procedures (Part II) 60
Total Hours 525
Estimated time to complete (Half Time) 1 year


Targeted Certifications and/or Credentials

Registered Medical Assistant
Registered Phlebotomist (AAMP)

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.

Student Organization:

HOSA - Future Health Professionals


Adults (Half Time) 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:45 PM; Adults (Full Time) 8:00-11:00 AM and 12:45-3:45 PM; High School Students 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:45 PM

Employment Options:

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Chiropractor Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Doctor's Assistant, Medical Assistant (MA), Medical Office Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Optometric Assistant, Optometric Technician, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) – Approximate Pay Potential: $10-22/Hour. (source: