Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

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Tuition-free 28-Week Training Program in Erie, PA

Program Details
Next Start Date

September 18, 2023

Tuition Cost

No cost


Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 3 PM
28 weeks (7 months)

2023 – 2024

September 18th, 2023
to April 19th, 2024

ECAT’s tuition-free Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program is offered yearly to residents of Erie County. Ready to make a career change? Explore our website to learn if the profession and program are right for you.

ENRollment OPEN

We are accepting applications for our 2023 – 2024 cohort. Applications will close Friday, April 14th at 11:45PM. Apply today!

Is Certified Clinical Medical Assisting right for you?

CCMAs are trained to work in many different healthcare settings, including physician offices, clinics, group practices, and outpatient facilities.

Employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 16 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. The average salary for a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant in Pennsylvania is $17.67/hour.

If this sounds like the career for you, the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program will prepare you for this growing field.

Program Requirements

To participate in ECAT’s Clinical Medical Assistant program you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Complete a math and reading assessment
  • Obtain all required clearances and immunizations
  • Pass all screenings

Contact Us

Kate Neubert-Lechner
Adult Programs Director
Tamika Craig
Adult Support Specialist
(814) 651-0903

The Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT) is a community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs.




Erie Center for Arts & Technology
650 East Avenue, Suite 120
Erie, PA 16503

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM