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

Successful Completers Earn CCMA, Phlebotomy, CPR Certifications, and More


SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program. The Medical Assistant course starts on Monday, April 19, at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. The 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 6-month class is offered at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. The class is held Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Scholarships are available for those that qualify. A payment plan option is available to those who are not eligible for scholarships. 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 or 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 and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles, and Oakdale, LA.