NEW! Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)-Hybrid*

apprenticeship ready emblemDue prior to registration: Prerequisites: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 11 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma/HSED. A health assessment/physical examination, Basic 5 Panel drug screening, Hepatitis B, T-dap, MMR, Varicella and TB test. The physical exam, drug screening and all proof of immunizations/vaccinations must be performed no sooner than 2 months prior to first date of class. Clinical sites may require any of these health prerequisites to be performed again prior to your internship.

Due on first day of class: A criminal background check must be completed and will be the financial responsibility of the student. Students will be presented with more information and will initiate their background check at orientation/first day of class and payment may be made with a credit card at that time. Students may choose to mail in a money order, however, the background check will only begin once payment is received. The report must be received within 30 days of the first day of class. Students failing to provide a clear criminal background check may not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program.

Medical administrative assistants play a pivotal role in ensuring a positive, responsive, and efficient medical practice. In this program, students will learn how to provide outstanding customer service such as professionally greeting and checking in and out patients, scheduling appointments, and obtaining referrals. Instruction will also include proper communications in a medical setting, learning patient chart organization and filing processes as well as using various computer software applications to include billing and coding. Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, HIPPA, and ethics knowledge will make for a well-rounded employee in the role of a medical administrative assistant. Students will receive a personal tablet as part of the cost of the program. Students successfully completing all classroom and clinical requirements will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification examination. The cost of the exam is included in the program.

Student Responsibility: Students are responsible for purchasing the following item for use during their training program: white sneakers that are closed-toe and do not have any openings or cutouts of any kind; clogs are not acceptable.

Notes: Clinical sites may require students to show proof of adequate health insurance prior to starting clinical internship. Clinical sites may require students to wear facemasks during flu season if the student does not show proof of receiving the flu vaccine.

HMAA-500 (329 hours: 167 hours classroom, 153 hours online)
Fee: $3,549 (Tuition $2,649, Materials $900)

  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Thursday, beginning March 11 (ends September 10), 6-9 p.m.

All students must attend Wednesday sessions on March 18, June 3, and July 15, 4-9 p.m.
Clinical: Days and hours vary

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