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Medical Administrative Assistant

Program Quick Facts

Medical administrative assistants, medical secretaries, and medical records clerks are all positions in great demand!

This 50-hour program with 40-hour externship,  prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry.  This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.

100% in-class attendance is required.

National Certification:   This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) – Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.

Clinical Externship: As part of this Medical Administrative Assistant program, you are required to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship.

* Please note: This program is not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA). Please click here to view other types of assistance.


Steps of Enrollment

  1. Attend an information session 
  2. Apply online  
  3. FBI & BCI background check*
  4. Take the WorkKeys Tests (must achieve a level 4 or higher)
  5. Submit copy of HS diploma/HSE
  6. Payment for the course*
  7. Scrubs* 
  8. Medical Verification*
  9. Two-Step T.B. Test*
  10. Immunization record (MMR, T-dap, Varicella, and Hepatitis B 3-Series)*
  11. Flu Shot*
  12. Drug Screen* 
  13. Updated Resume

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The Medical Administrative Assistant program is offered at Great Oaks by Condensed Curriculum International (CCI). Since 1993, CCI has supported schools in communities nationwide with educational programs focused on healthcare and other in-demand disciplines.