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SOWELA is Now Enrolling for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Program


Successful Completers Earn Five Certifications for Optimal Employability

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 12, 2022)

SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program. The four-month training starts on Monday, February 7, at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. The CCMA program prepares students for employment in care facilities, home health agencies, and hospitals where basic bedside nursing care is needed. Students receive an introduction to health care, basic nursing skills, body structure and function.

After the training program, Medical Assistant students take exams for OSHA-10 Bloodborne Pathogens, CCMA, Phlebotomy, EKG, and Basic Life Support (CPR). The class is held Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM.

Scholarships are available for those that qualify. Registration is open on a first come, first-serve basis. A limited number of training seats are available.

For more information or to register, visit our CCMA page, call (337) 421-6560 or email workforce@sowela.edu.

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years.