Medical Assistant


SKU: PF2020-3 Categories: ,


This program aligns and prepares graduates for several industry certification exams utilizing a learning platform that provides engaging, interactive learning materials including numerous simulations − virtual exercises. Students will perform hands-on Practical Labs virtually and receive complete lab kit of items needed. This will require 160 hour externship and includes cost for graduates to sit for the NHA CCMA certification exam.  Students must be 17 years or older to enroll in this program. This program will prepare students to sit for a variety of industry certifications including:

  • American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certification
  • The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • The National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification offered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • The Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) offered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)


Students Can Expect 6-9 Months to Externship

  • Varies by Student based upon weekly number of hours of study
  • Some students have have reached their externship course in only 4 months
  • This program will require students to obtain clearances for their externship


Workforce Opportunities Include Medical Assistant

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Registered Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant


Technology Requirements

You will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® or later, and an email account to complete this program.