Gainful Employment Disclosures - 2019



Program Name: A.A.S., Medical Assistant (New Jersey)


This program is designed to be completed in 2 years.



This program will cost $53,000 if completed within normal time1. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with
$16,073 of debt.



The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.



Graduates of the Medical Assistant programs are eligible to sit for a variety of certification examinations, including:




To qualify for graduation, students must participate in one of the following national credential examinations accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA): Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant - RMA (AMT), or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - CCMA (NHA).



This program requires students to participate in the Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA) and Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA) exam. Additionally, students must take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.



The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) guidelines require students to meet certain criteria in order to participate in the CMA (AAMA) exam. Exam eligibility requirements are available on the AAMA website at


Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania do not require individuals to obtain any of the credentials listed above before becoming eligible for employment. The College has not made a determination with respect to certification requirements of other states. Employers may require one or more of the credentials listed above or prefer candidates who have obtained one or more of the credentials listed above.



For more information about Medical Assistant AAS program and graduation requirements (including, but not limited to, immunization and minimum grades) visit



For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here:


Date Created: June 2019

Last Revised: July 23, 2019