online courses

New CMA Hybrid Course (MWF) Starts June 17

Take the Clinical Medical Assistant Course Both Online and in Person

This 10-week course will prepare you to perform patient clinical skills in a medical office setting.

In the course, you will: 

  • Learn fundamental clinical procedures
  • Meet your 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on lab requirement
  • Gain hands-on experience through a 160-hour clinical externship

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to sit for the NHA CCMA Exam. You will also be eligible to apply for the UCSF Medical Assistant Trainee Academy.

Learn more about the course and register today.

CMA Hybrid Course (TuThF) Starts June 11

Take the Clinical Medical Assistant Course Both Online and in Person

This 10-week course will prepare you to perform patient clinical skills in a medical office setting.

In the course, you will: 

  • Learn fundamental clinical procedures
  • Meet your 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on lab requirement
  • Gain hands-on experience through a 160-hour clinical externship

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to sit for the NHA CCMA Exam. You will also be eligible to apply for the UCSF Medical Assistant Trainee Academy.

Learn more about the course and register today.

Pharmacy Technician Hybrid Course Starts April 22

Take the Pharmacy Technician Hybrid Course (Online/In-Person)

This 10-week course will prepare you to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting.

In the course, you will: 

  • Learn to prepare medication for dispensing to patients
  • Gain hands-on experience through an 80-hour clinical externship
  • Prepare to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam

Learn more about the course and register today.

CMA Graduates: Apply to UCSF Medical Assistant Trainee Academy after Spring 2024 Program Completion

Beginning in spring 2024, upon successful completion of the Clinical Medical Assistant course, students may have the opportunity to join the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Assistant Trainee Academy. If accepted, students will receive comprehensive training, practical experience and competitive compensation. Online students must have completed an externship before applying.

Learn more about the UCSF Medical Assistant Trainee Academy.

SF State Extends Online Education Reach

Complete Your Degree or Earn a Certificate — from Another State!

San Francisco State University is pleased to announce that we have been approved to offer online programs to students residing in states beyond California. Now students can complete a degree at SF State or earn a certificate in fully-online programs while living out of state.

See the State Authorization for Online Education page the most up-to-date list of authorized states.

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