13 Weeks

Program Length

2.5 Million

10 year Job Growth

$21,000

Avg. Starting Salary

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is one of the nation’s largest allied health certification providers. Since 1989, the NHA has helped thousands of schools across the nation produce better professionals and better program outcomes. Individuals who pass their certification exam will be recognized as Nationally Certified Healthcare professionals and will earn credentials to use with their name, a certification ID card and a certificate. To be eligible to earn an NHA certification, a candidate must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.

CMAA Certification detail

Certification Training Options ForCMAA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

MedCerts programs are one of the fastest and most affordable ways to receive a quality education that leads not only to a credential, but also a career

MedCerts Two And Four Year Colleges Other Online Programs
Program & Tuition Cost $4000 average Up to $20,000 $3000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Schedule/Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set Class Schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None - 100% online On-Campus Classrooms None - 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors - text/call/email access Professors - scheduled office hours Support Inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies - typically videos & presentations

This table is for reference only. Actual prices, durations and features may vary. Pricing is based on full-cost tuition for a Medical Assistant or similar program before financial aid.

CMAA Certification. Skill Gained

  • Comply with basic medical ethics as well as HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA and CMS regulations
  • Understand and utilize medical terminology for administrative duties in a medical facility
  • Evaluate a medical office’s scheduling needs and appropriately book patient services
  • Accurately obtain patient information, verify insurance coverage and prepare encounter forms
  • Correctly file medical records, and perform basic financial and other general office procedures

CMAA Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Patient Services Representative

A Patient Services Representative works in medical offices and handles a variety of activities related to patient intake and care. They verify information, collect payments, schedule appointments, and file paperwork.

$24000 - $48000
Estimated Salary

highest Paying

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Assures all of the patients needs are met, answer phone calls, create and manage patient files, schedule and confirm appointments, handle billing issues, maintain the waiting area making sure it's clean and organized, and are responsible for checking patients in, providing them with the proper paperwork, and answer any questions they may have.

$24000 - $66000
Estimated Salary

highest Paying

Medical Reception and Receptionist

A medical office front desk receptionist performs a number of duties, including greeting and scheduling patients and visitors, bookkeeping, calling patients to remind them of appointments, handling billing, answering and routing calls, making transactions, and keeping paperwork organized.

$21000 - $41000
Estimated Salary

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