Registered Medical Assistant
Credential: Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologists

Registered Medical Assistant is a 720 course that prepares individuals to provide administrative and medical duties in a clinic. The course divided into two parts. Part 1 consists of 360 hours of instructional time to learn administrative, clerical and clinical skills.

Prerequisite Information:
Part 1: A National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is required at a Bronze level or higher in addition to a high school diploma or high school equivalency. Special consideration for entrance into the program may be given to those students who hold degrees or certificates. Final approval will be determined by the Director of Healthcare Programs. For more information about the Career Readiness Certificate classes, please click on the link under Workforce Programs and National Career Readiness Certificate.

Part 2: Successful completion of Part 1.

Cost of Part 1:

Cost of Part 2:
Registration: $204.25
Lab and Clinical Requirements: $400 (approximate)

Additional Class Costs:
Textbook: Comprehensive Medical Assisting Bundle - ISBN 9780357477625 Campus Bookstore is located in Building 5. Books and prices are subject to change without notice.
Background Check Fee, Drug Testing, Current Immunizations: $85.00 through Castle Branch

Learn more from our informational presentation below:

A PDF copy can also be downloaded using this link.

Access our BCCC Course Schedule
for a current list of course offerings.

Post RMA Completion:

While there are a number of credentialing exam choices available to medical assistants, the BCCC RMA course is formatted within the guidelines recommended by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) credentialing agency. Medical Assistants that pass the AMT certification exam (accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies), are certified as Registered Medical Assistants. The current cost of the AMT certification exam is: $100.00

For more information or to register, please contact:
Continuing Education Registration & Records Clerk
Phone: 252-940-6375
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