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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

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Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications - some industry-recognized! Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is an online learning platform designed to strengthen your personal and professional skillset.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. ENROLL NOW! Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours. Call 855.520.6806 to learn more!  

If you would like to speak with someone directly at Cape Cod Community College, contact Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010. 

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Administrative medical assistants are skilled multitaskers who direct the flow of patients through an office. Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient.

Their duties can include scheduling appointments, entering demographic and insurance information into practice software, managing patient check-in and check-out, answering phone calls, filing and retrieving paper records, maintaining electronic records, composing correspondence, performing daily financial practices, assigning medical codes and processing insurance claims.

Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This course includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam.

Disclaimer: To qualify for the externship applications process, students must successfully complete the online course content and have account balances up to date (at a minimum). Going through the externship application process does not guarantee an externship. COVID may be affecting the externship process or site availability in your area. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process 2 weeks prior to completing courses.

What you will learn:

  • Learn what is required to succeed as a Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Master multitasking as it relates to scheduling appointments, processing insurance requests, maintaining records and corresponding with patients
  • Learn best financial practices for a medical centerMaster the fundamentals of medical terminology and ethical best practices
  • Understand the basics of working with medical documents, medical billing, and coding processes

How you will benefit:

  • Jump-start your career in the medical field
  • Learn how to effectively communicate with prospective patients and fellow professionals in the medical industry
  • Understand how to create positive, efficient experiences for patients to make them more comfortable


This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course here as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours. Call 855.520.6806 to learn more! 

Cape Cod Horticulture 101: The Science of Gardening on Cape Cod - Series (WPG684-64)


with Diane Guidebeck

Calendar Current session started Mar 4, 2024

Register for all three, Cape Cod Horticulture 101: The Science of Gardening on Cape Cod sessions at a savings!

Do you have a green thumb or always wished you had one? Whether developing your own business, working in the industry or even in your own back yard, Horticulturist, Diane Guidebeck, will help move you from the practice of growing to the science of growing. Learn how to successfully raise, care for, and manage your plants in today’s ever-changing environment, including soil condition, varying water levels, temperature changes and seasonal issues within our region, and their effects they have on your trees, bushes, and gardens.

With 4Cs, Cape Cod Horticulture 101 Program, you will learn to understand things like soil composition, how to incorporate plants into our native habitat, types of planting, when to prune & transplant, insects & disease and more.

Each 4-part session will provide three weekly, 2-hour lectures, and a 2-hour field trip relating to the session’s topics.  Lectures will be held in person on Mondays, from 5-7pm (with the exception of Tue., 10/10) and field trips on Saturdays, from 9-11am.

Topics include:

Session 1: Mon., 3/4, 3/11 & 3/18, 5-7pm and Sat., 3/23, 9-11am
Do you want some insight into the plant kingdom? Learn the differences and how to properly prune?

The Difference in Plants and How to Tell Them Apart

  • Do you know the difference in trees, shrubs, vines and perennials/annuals?
  • What is an evergreen, broadleaf evergreen, deciduous plant?
  • Using co-planting/companion plantings?
  • How are plants dispersed in nature?

Pruning Hydrangeas, Roses and All Other Plants 

  • What is the proper way to prune effectively?
  • What are the tools needed to safely and correctly prune?
  • Learn about the proper time to prune.

Session 2: Mon., 4/1, 4/8 & 4/22, 5-7pm and Sat., 4/27, 9-11am (no class 4/15)
I see something different. Is it ok? Knowing the good or bad of all that crawls, slithers or munches.

Do You Know What is Attacking the Plant World?

  • Insects: The good and the bad
  • Is it a disease or a natural occurrence?
  • What is BMP, IPM of cultural practices in the plant world?

What is the Good, the Bad and the Ugly in the Plant World?

  • What is native/invasive?
  • What is considered a natural?
  • Is it a friend or a foe? Find out the secret!


Session 3: Mon., 4/29, 5/6 & 5/13, 5-7pm and Sat., 5/18, 9-11am
Do you want to know how things grow and what makes them grow?  Find out what is important and what is within the soil, and how to be a good steward.

All That is Above and Below the Surface and Proper Transplanting Practices

  • The important in nutrients and ph levels
  • How to have the soil tested?
  • What is loam/dirt made of?How to transplant plants

What are the Different Types of Gardens and their Purpose in Design 

  • Sun
  • Shade
  • Ecological
  • Drought tolerant (xeriscape)
  • Edible

Course format:This course is offered in person.

Register for the full series, or choose to enroll in one or more of the individual sessions. To register for individual sessions, please click here.

American Sign Language 101 (WPG035-64)


with Tom Driscoll

Calendar Current session started Mar 18, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

ASL is a visual gestural language that is a native language among deaf individuals. This class is geared towards people who are new to American Sign Language or those who have an elementary introduction and wish to expand their knowledge. The goal is to take students with  little or no knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture and provide them with the skills needed to communicate comfortably in a variety of situations in the Deaf community.

Course Format
This course is offered in person. 

Financial Empowerment (WPG112-64)
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Financial Empowerment (WPG112-64)


with Natalia Frois

This course is for anyone who wants to improve how they handle their finances!

Having control of your personal and business financial picture is essential in life. This course will teach you the skills and strategies needed to take control of your financial outlook and to better understand the value of money coming in and out of your household. You will learn how to track your income, how to understand credit reports and credit scores, how to create financial goals using SMART Goals method and much more. Workbook included.

Who Should Attend:
This is a great program for anyone, at any age, who is trying to manage their finances and set goals for financial stability.

Course Format:
This program is offered in person.

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks ProAdivsor Certification Exam Preparation (WIT076-66)


with Jane Joyce

Calendar Current session started Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks ProAdivsor Certification Exam Preparation focuses on understanding accounting through a mastery of QuickBooks software. Students set up and maintain a QuickBooks accounting records system by recording the transactions necessary to operate a service and merchandising business.

This course covers the areas of cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll transactions, budgets, completing the accounting cycle, and being prepared to take the QuickBooks Certified User Exam. Students learn how to create these transactions on a computer and how to understand and interpret the resulting financial reports.

Students need to have a computer with Windows 10. Use Google Chrome as the browser, and have the Microsoft Office Package on their computers. 

Course Format
This course is offered using Zoom.  

Mastering Managerial Messaging  (WPG119-64)
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Mastering Managerial Messaging (WPG119-64)


with Cesar Rodas

This course focuses on communications for managers and the activities they perform. The student is presented the opportunity to develop clear and concise written and oral responses to a variety of situations in a business setting. The management topics of communications strategy, business writing, listening, nonverbal communications, conflict resolution, negotiating, cross-cultural communications, and oral presentations will be emphasized. 

This course will provide students with the opportunity to:

  • Recognize that effective management is dependent on excellent communication skills.
  • Discuss communication skills and activities that are required for managers at all levels of management. 
  • Create business memos and letters. 
  • Write a clear and concise analytical business report 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in giving oral presentations 
  • Create a professional visual presentation including graphics
  • Prepare and maintain an e-portfolio 

Course Format:
This course is offered using Zoom.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn (WIT260-64)


with Angela Ackerman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

How do you choose which social media platform will work best for you and your business? When you understand your target audience, your ideal customer, you'll know which social media platform you're most likely to find them on.

Participants will learn how to: 

  • Create effective social media posts and how to create a social media presence on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM & LINKEDIN.
  • Set up an online presence for a business or hobby/passion with the free tools and features of an Instagram business account, Facebook business account, and a LinkedIn business account.
  • Establish an influential online presence, manage social media accounts, and develop impactful posts, all while creating a powerful brand image with this beginner-level program.
  • Create effective cross-platform campaigns that drive results, and gain understanding of evaluating and interpreting the performance of your social posts and presence.

Course format
Tis class is offered using Zoom.

Dental Assisting Radiology


with Arlene Alves

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2024

This hybrid course educates dental assistants in the fundamentals of dental radiology. This hands-on course is for participants who have some working experience in Dental Assisting and must be familiar with basic dental and dental radiology related terminology.

This course consists of a 20-hour online and 6-hour clinical lab comprised of learning modules, clinical simulation software and a final exam. Upon successful completion of all components of this course participants will be qualified to submit their application for certification to expose radiographs in dental practices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the Board of Registration in Dentistry. 30 CEUs available upon the successful completion of this course.

Course format: 

  • Online/didatic portion begins on Saturday, 4/27/2024
  • In person clinical lab runs Saturday, 5/18/2024 from 8am-3:30pm (including lunch break)

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