Medical Administrative Assistant

Please refer to the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes for upcoming dates and times.

NHA LogoCertified Medical Administrative Assistants play a wide range of roles in today’s medical offices and facilities. This national certification program is designed to give students an opportunity to learn and gain skills necessary for this growing job market. Through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on application, this class will explore the specialized skills required and build upon a body of knowledge that will aid students entering this profession.  Upon successful completion of the class, students will be prepared to take the National HealthCareer Association certification examination for a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

A textbook is required and is available at the College Store (910.938.6295).

Course Topics

  • Basic Medical Terminology
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Administrative Duties
  • HIPPA and Privacy Practices
  • Office Procedures
  • Financial Procedures

Course Length: 140 hours