In this individual blog post, we provide our readers with a strong listing of schools in New Jersey that provide students with medical assistant training. Listing the schools alphabetically, we also provide you information about tuition cost, an estimate of how long school last, details about certifications you can sit for after graduation, and even whether or not you can earn a diploma or an Associate’s degree.

Medical Assisting Programs in Jersey

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Bergen Community College provides students with a chance to enroll into their Medical Office Assistant program.

  • Berkeley College – Clifton, NJ
    Medical Assisting Program
    600 Getty Ave
    Clifton , NJ – 07011-2108

Graduates of the Berkeley medical assistant degree program will also be issued a diploma. And, once you do indeed graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for one of six certifications:

  • The Certified Medical Assistant – CMA (AAMA)
  • The Registered Medical Assistant – RMA (AMT)
  • The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant – CCMA (NHA)
  • The Certified Electrocardiography – CET (NHA)
  • The Certified Phlebotomy – CPT (NHA)
  • The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – BLS (AHA)
  • Everest Institute – South Plainfield
    5000 Hadley Road, Suite 100
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Everest provides training for medical assistant students, as well as those studying to become a medical administrative assistant.

The Wayne campus of Fortis offers students a certificate medical assistant program. Here, your program will last 35 weeks and will cost approximately $17,700 to attend, which includes tuition, cost, supplies, and textbooks.

The Medical/Clinical Assistant program at Lawarenceville is a bit different from the Wayne campus, despite both programs being in New Jersey. Here, the program will take 36 weeks to complete. The tuition and related fees will cost you $14,272, while textbooks and such will cost students an additional $723. Room and board is not offered at this school.

This certificate program will you approximately 38 weeks to complete if you take day classes. The program is 65 credit hours, as well.

This is also a 900-clock hours program, and the program’s externship is 180 hours in length. At the end of this program, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which essentially amounts to a diploma.

The program at Mercer takes almost a full year to finish, as the school’s website says classes begin in August and conclude in July the following year.

Classes are held from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Advanced placement for those that qualify is available and will be considered, though it’s certainly not guaranteed.

Here’s how tuition breaks down. For those in-county, your tuition will likely be the cheapest at approximately $9,042. Out-of-county students will have to pay a little bit more money with $11,755. And, if you’re out of state completely, you should expect to pay approximately $17,632.

At Raritan, students can enroll in a certificate program to get medical assistant training. Here, you will be involved in two back to back semesters full of lab work and classroom education.

Then, you will participate in a practicum (sometimes called an externship at other schools), which will be at a doctor’s office. This happens during the summer semester and will be an unpaid experience for students. It should be noted, too, that background checks are required before your practicum begins in the summer.

The medical assistant program at Sussex consists of two semesters and lasts about one year. Tuition and fees cost approximately $11,690, while textbooks and related supplies will end up costing students an additional $1,343. Room and board is not offered at SCCC.

  • Warren County Community College – Washington, NJ
    Medical Assisting Program
    Phillipsburg Education Center
    445 Marshall Street
    Phillipsburg, NJ – 08865

Warren does not offer a medical assistant course that concludes with students earning a certificate or diploma. The school does, however, provide an Associate’s degree program.

The program will be a mix of Academic Courses like Human Growth and Development and Microbiology, as well as Career Courses such as Clinical Assisting and Medical Terminology.

On top of that, there are General Education Requirements, too, in categories like Communications, Math and Sciences/Technology, and Social Science and Humanities.

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Disclaimer: All information, statistics, data, guidelines, and requirements regarding each school or program listed above was originally found on the respective school or program’s official website in 2014 and can often be estimates.   Any or all schools or programs can change their information, statistics, data, guidelines, or requirements at any time without warning.  While we do our best to keep information on this page up-to-date, some or all information listed above may have changed or may no longer be accurate.  Please do you own due diligence and research before inquiring about or applying to any school or program.