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As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly.
Flexible Self-Paced Learning
Instructional content is delivered fully online via module-based learning, accessible 24/7 through mobile and tablet-friendly student portals. Flexible, on-demand access to the online CCMA course content allows students to work through the course at a pace that is most convenient for them with no due dates or set schedules on assignments. Course materials are available immediately upon enrollment.
Expert Instructor Support
Expert instructors deliver engaging and interactive lessons that foster optimal student interaction. Continuous feedback and support are provided to each student ensuring learner engagement and success in the program. 1-on-1 mentoring is available to all students through instructor office hours
SKILLS TO HELP ADVANCE YOUR CAREER
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow much faster than average nationally, ranking medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the next decade and job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.
As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists and in nursing and residential care facilities.
Upon completion of this online CCMA certification course, students will be nationally credentialed and fully prepared to work in diverse clinic settings in collaboration with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to gain valuable patient care and healthcare experiences.
Applicants must be 18 or older with a high school diploma or GED.
This program requires students to participate in a 80-hour, nonpaid externship in a medical practice. Practicums are 40 hours a week for two weeks and are only available Monday through Friday. Required documentation must be submitted to the program coordinator and approved prior to practicum placement. Costs associated with obtaining documentation are at the student's expense. Documentation includes: