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)

2024 – 2025

September 18th, 2024
to May 7, 2025

ECAT’s tuition-free Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) 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.

2024- 2025 Enrollment is closed.

Is 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 Clinical Medical Assistant in Pennsylvania is $17.67/hour.

If this sounds like the career for you, the Clinical Medical Assistant program will prepare you for this growing field. Our program combines classroom, hands-on training, and externship experience to prepare graduates to sit for the National Healthcareer Association’s CCMA certification exam.

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

Stacy Smith
Workforce Programs Coordinator

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