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Medical Administrative Assistant Career Diploma

Pursue a Career as a Medical Administrative Assistant​ Online

Take the first step toward a new career as a medical office assistant with accredited training from Penn Foster Career School. With our online Medical Administrative Assistant 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 regionally and 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).
Prepare to Take the NHA's CMAA Exam with Confidence
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly learning platform, available 24/7.​
Dedicated Success Coaches
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.
On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Do not wait for a class to start — you decide when to begin with our on-demand learning platform.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.
Proven Reputation
With 45,000 graduates in 2016 from our regionally and nationally accredited High School and Career School and nationally accredited College, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Medical Administrative Assistants in our Penn Foster Community.

Why Become a Medical Administrative Assistant?

Medical administrative assistant and secretary jobs are expected to increase 21% over the next several years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.² Now is a great time to take advantage of Penn Foster's Medical Administrative Assistant online training and prepare to enter this booming career field.​
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Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other!
Medical Administrative Assistant Course Details
Our Medical Administrative Assistant courses cover topics such as office procedures, body systems/terminology, basic pharmacology, and more to help you succeed in a medical office setting.
Penn Foster Medical Administrative Assistant Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your online Medical Administrative Assistant training today.​
Penn Foster was the one school that I found where I could work at my own pace while being a mom with a busy and active schedule, and holding down employment. I was able to take my courses with me when I traveled or went to the library. It was nice not to be stuck in a classroom.
Lauri T.
Medical Administrative Assistant Graduate
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² Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
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