2020/2021 Class Dates:
Class Time: 9:00am to 12:30pm
- November 11, 2019-May 7, 2020
- March 9, 2020-September 3, 2020
- July 6, 2020-December 31, 2020
- November 2, 2020-April 1, 2021
Clinical Medical Assistant Schedule: Day
(will adjust schedule for Holidays)
Monday - Thursday,
9:00am-12:30pm x 16 weeks = (224 Hours)
Monday - Thursday,
9:00am-12:30pm x 10 weeks =(140 Hours); (off site Externship)
Total Program=364 Hours
Clinical Medical Assistant
Student Application Procedure:
This program is designed to teach students the skills necessary for employment as a CMA in a medical facility, such as a hospital, clinic or doctor’s office. A qualified CMA is capable of performing a wide range of duties, thus assisting the physician in many ways. Clinical duties include: asepsis and infection control, taking patient histories and vital signs, performing CPR and First Aid, preparing patients for procedures, assisting the physician with examinations and treatments, collecting specimens and administering and explaining medications as directed by the physician.
Clinical Medical Assistant Schedule Day (will adjust schedule for Holidays):
- Class Time: 9:00am-12:30pm
- Classes held on Monday - Thursday, 9:00am-12:30pm x 16 weeks = (224 Hours)
- Monday - Thursday, 9:00am-12:30pm x 10 weeks =(140 Hours); (off site Externship)
Total Program=364 Hours
New classes will be posted on website and listed during time of registration. Interested candidates may call at any time for class dates. Class dates are subject to change and students will be notified via phone regarding changes. A minimum of 3 people per class is required for class to be offered.
Cost of Tuition/Fees:
The cost of Tuition and Program Fees: (Updated and subject to change at any time; notice posted on website and appropriate literature; will not change after current students have already signed enrollment agreement)
*We are now approved to accept Veteran’s Education Benefits*
- REGISTRATION FEE: $50.00
- TUITION: $4550.00
- BOOKS: $80.00
Clinical Medical Assisting, By: Heller and Veach, (ISBN-13: 978-1-4018-2718-2); Workbook Included
- MISC. EXPENSES: $225.00 (itemize below)
- SLED $25.00
- CPR $45.00
- Name Badge FREE
- National Exam Fee $155.00
National Certification information can be found at the following website: https://www.nhanow.com/
- TOTAL COST: $4905.00
Students will purchase their own uniforms to include black scrubs, shoes and a second-hand watch. (students are required to purchase these items on their own)
Payment Options: (only includes tuition)
Late payments will result in a $35 additional fee. Credit Card and Debit Card payments will be charged a 2.75% fee.Half & Half Plan:
This plan allows students to pay half tuition down at registration ($2452.50) and pay the remaining balance ($2452.50) by the third Monday of class.Delay Your Pay Plan:
This plan allows students to have their name on our waiting list. The student can delay their class start date by paying a $2452.50 down and making 4 additional schedule payments of $613.12 until full tuition paid.Reimbursement:
If student is currently employed by a Medicaid-certified nursing facility in South Carolina you are eligible for reimbursement of tuition after one (1) year of employment. A written offer of employment qualifies you for reimbursement.Sponsorships:
Private funds from agencies are accepted. No financial aid is permitted. PDTS is currently supported by SC Works (WIOA funding) for those who meet WIOA qualifications, Wateree Community Actions, SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department, Palmetto Youth Connections and DSS Pathways Scholarship Program. To find out eligibility requirements please visit their respective offices.
Full tuition refunds will be issued to students if a student withdraws in writing within 72 hours after signing the enrollment agreement. After the third day, but before classes begin, the school may retain the $100 administrative fee. After classes begin, for the first 60 percent of the course, school may retain the $100 administrative fee plus a pro-rata tuition charge based on the last date attended, rounded downward to the nearest 10 percent of that period. After sixty percent of attendance, the institution may charge for the entire course. The school has up to 40 days to issue this refund to the student.
Method of payments:
Cash, Cashier Checks, Credit Cards and Debit Cards accepted.
Credit Card and Debit Card payments will be charged a 2.75% fee.
Items are subject to cost change without notice.