Pursue a Career as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Take the first step toward a new career as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with accredited training from Penn Foster College. With our online Medical Administration training program, you can study when you want, where you want, and at the pace you want — all at an affordable price.​
Prepare to Take the NHA's CMAA Exam with Confidence

Our nationally accredited online Medical Administrative Assistant training can help you prepare for the National Healthcare Association¹ CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) as well as the CEHRS (Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist) exams. In addition to engaging, well-structured lessons, your tuition includes a voucher to cover the cost of the CMAA exam ($115 value).

Certified Medical Administration Assistant Exam

Why Choose Penn Foster College?

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Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
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A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you’re not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
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On-Demand Learning
No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through text, phone, and email, or chat with fellow classmates online.
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Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
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Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
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Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Medical Administrative Assistants in our Penn Foster Community.

Why Choose Penn Foster College?

clock icon.
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
trophy icon.
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you’re not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
calendar and clock icon.
On-Demand Learning
No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through text, phone, and email, or chat with fellow classmates online.
thumbs up with signs icon.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
iphone with settings gear icon.
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
street signs icon.
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Medical Administrative Assistants in our Penn Foster Community.

Why Become a Medical Administrative Assistant?

As demand in the U.S. for healthcare increases, so does the need for Medical Assistants. As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you will likely manage the front desk of a healthcare facility and assist with other managerial tasks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual average salary of a medical secretary is $36,580.² With an aging population in the U.S., there is no better time to become a certified medical administrative assistant.

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A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.

Medical Administrative Assistant Course Details

Our Medical Administrative Assistant classes cover topics such as office procedures, body systems/terminology, basic pharmacology, and more to help you succeed in a medical office setting. Find more information about all the courses included in our Medical Administrative Assistant training program!
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Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

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Medical Assistant Tuition

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your online Medical Administrative Assistant training today.​
“I would recommend Penn Foster because after attending and finally graduating, it brought me nothing but greatness. Having my Career Diploma means something, and has put me in the position I’m in today.”

DaLaysha E.
Medical Administrative Assistant Graduate
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