Medical Assisting Program
Certification Requirements
 
Students must be aware that the following conditions are necessary to be certified as a Medical Assistant.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED and have the ability to read and write in English
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must successfully complete Medical Assisting Program requirements
 
Certificate in Achievement in Medical Assisting
Upon completion of the Medical Assisting Program, the student will be able to:
  • Apply the knowledge and skills needed to perform entry-level competencies in clinical and administrative medical assisting as outlined by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
  • Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pass the certification exam through NHA, NCCT, or CCBMA.
  • Apply knowledge, skills, and professionalism necessary to compete in the job market.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as an individual and collaboratively as a team member to resolve challenges in a changing healthcare environment.