880 Route 45
Woodstown, NJ 08098

Salem County Career and Technical High School District

Certified Medical Assistant

Salem County Vocational Technical Schools has created an all-encompassing, allied health professional program that will provide students with valuable knowledge and national certifications for employment within the medical field. The Medical Assisting Program prepares students for clinical and laboratory procedures, administrative roles, human relations, and provides working knowledge in phlebotomy and EKG procedures. Students will gain a strong foundation in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, the healthcare profession, and safety procedures. Upon successful program completion, students will be eligible for the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) certifications in Certified Medical Assistant CCMA.

Course Content

(200 hours)
Minimum Requirements for Certification

  • Introduction to Health Care Career Pathway
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Safety, Law, and Ethical Considerations
  • The Health Care Professional
  • Career Development
  • Medical Assisting
  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG


  • $1799

Program Start Dates

  • (2024) August 19 – October 25 / November 4 – January 24
  • (2025) February 3 – March 28 / March 30 – May 30 / June 2 – July 5

Certifications Included

  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • EKG Technician (CET) EKG Available upon request 

Admission Requirements

Criminal backgrounds may prevent individuals from obtaining certification.

  • Criminal background checks are required (additional fee to student)
  • Uniform and medical exams are not included.
  • Dates and time are subject to change.
  • Students must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Medical Clearance, Laboratory Blood Work, PPD’s and Urine Drug Screen Are Required

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Program Location

Salem County Vocational
Technical Schools
Carney’s Point Location

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Nicole Wilson from Inspira Health and Theresa Covello from Salem Community College provides insight into jobs and careers in the medical field.