Tuition and Payment Options

Medical Assistant Diploma Tuition

Take the first steps toward building a career you enjoy in the medical field with our affordable, flexible online program. With customizable tuition payment plans, you can start studying today — with a flexible payment option that works for you. And, your clinical procedures lab kit, as well as preparation materials for the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam ($120) and the cost of the exam ($115) are included at no additional cost.

Medical Assistant

Career Diploma 9 months As low as $59/mo
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Total Cost

The total cost of tuition for your online Medical Assistant Career Diploma covers:¹

  • The cost of your studies
  • Any digital textbooks or study materials included in your program
  • Clinical Procedures Lab Kit
  • Access to Interactive Simulations and Videos
  • NHA CCMA Certification Exam Cost ($115 value)
  • NHA CCMA Certification Prep Materials ($120 value)
  • Student Community
  • Mobile-Friendly Coursework
  • Learning and Study Materials
  • Unlimited Student Support
  • Career Services


The difference between the payment options is the dollar amount the credit will cost you for selecting a monthly payment plan versus paying in full.


Choose from one of our customized payment options below or call for details on our first payment match program.² You can get started today.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Age - 17
  • Education - High School Diploma/GED
  • 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® Sierra Version 11.2 or later, Microsoft® Office 2019 or Microsoft 365® and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster. A smart phone or tablet device can also be used in addition to a computer, provided the device(s) can connect to the internet.

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What’s included?

Mobile-friendly coursework

Interactive course content

Digital textbooks and study materials

Goal setting-progress tracking tools

Unlimited student support

Career services

Option 1: Pay in full

Save up to $600 Ends 6/13/2023

Cost of Program


$2,399 Save $600

  • Best price. Best value.
  • Pay the full cost today
  • No monthly payments
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Option 2: Monthly Auto Pay Plan

Save up to $100 Ends 6/13/2023

Cost of Program


$2,399 Save $100

  • Pay $59 per month
  • Start for $20 down
  • Credit card, PayPal, or ACH from bank account
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Option 3: Monthly Mail Pay Plan

cost of program


  • Pay $59 per month
  • Start for $49 down
  • Mail your payments
Enroll Now

California residents please click here for Required California Disclosures.

Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help.  Call 1-800-471-3232 9AM - 9PM EST

Refund Policy

At Penn Foster, we continue to develop new ways to expand and improve student satisfaction. However, we understand an online medical assistant program might not be right for everyone. If you're unsatisfied with your courses or experience, we have a refund policy in place. If you cancel within the first 6 days of enrollment you will receive a full refund. After the first 6 days your refund amount will be based on: 

  • Lessons completed
  • Tuition collected
  • Enrollment date

For more information, visit Penn Foster’s refund policy page.

Learn even more by viewing a sample enrollment agreement.

Want more information about this program?

We're here to help. Call 1-800-471-3232 9AM - 9PM EST

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