Students must be aware that the following conditions are necessary to be certified as a Medical Assistant.

  • Some certifying agencies require proof of high school diploma
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must successfully complete Medical Assisting Program requirements
  • CPR Certification

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.