Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Corporate College | Off-Site

Medical Assistants (MAs) provide patient-focused services while performing administrative and basic clinical tasks in a clinical setting. MAs work alongside physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide direct patient care. Some common clinical tasks include taking vital signs, performing basic laboratory tests, disposing of or sterilizing laboratory supplies, drawing blood or preparing patients for physicians. Common administrative tasks include appointment scheduling, insurance verifications, medical records and billing and coding.

Program Coordinator

Healthcare Workforce Training




Apply online for Medical Assistant training

This non-credit accelerated training program combines classroom instruction with clinical practice. Classroom instruction, which includes hands-on lab exercises, is conducted at the Corporate College campus or on the campus of the employer partner. Additionally, a Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support credential through the American Heart Association may be required. The clinical practice takes place at partnering employer locations in offices such as Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Orthopedics, Pediatrics and Surgery. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training.

This training prepares students for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certificate supported by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Recruitment event for October training with SSM Health

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

Any time between 3-6 p.m.

STLCC Corporate College

3221 McKelvey Rd., Rm. 276

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Who Should Attend This Program?

Any individual, at least 18 year of age, interested in providing patient-focused services in a clinical setting and employable as a medical assistant, should attend.

Cost of Program

Funding may be available for those that are selected for the program.


The classroom instruction is held at the Corporate College campus. Students must be available for classroom hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Clinical practice hours are scheduled at partnering medical office locations.

Program Calendar

Start Date End Date Enrollment Deadline
Oct. 7, 2019 April 17, 2020 Aug. 27, 2019
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Clinical and Field Work

Some degree and certificate programs offered by the college require students to obtain clinical learning experience as part of their course work. Hospitals and health facilities may mandate that a criminal background check and/or drug screening check be conducted prior to placement in a clinical setting and as part of an employer’s screening process. Students not passing these checks may be prohibited from participating in the clinical learning experience thus rendering the student ineligible to satisfactorily meet the course/program requirements, and/or ineligible for hire.

How to Get Started

Download the fact sheet and intake checklist to learn more about this program and prepare for upcoming classes. After completing your online application you will be prompted to schedule an information session.

  1. Download MA Fact Sheet - SSM Health (PDF)
  2. Download MA Intake Checklist (PDF)
  3. Complete an online application
  4. Schedule and attend a Medical Assistant Info Session - register online or call 314-984-7777

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Contact Us

Call the Healthcare Workforce Training Hotline at 314-539-5900 to hear announcements about program information. If you would like to talk with a program representative about the details of a program, please apply now and attend an information session.


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