UMA gives you personalized attention as you train for a career as a medical administrative assistant. Professionals in this field may hold a position as front office staff, customer service representative or medical secretary.
Some skills you’ll learn as a student:
- Greet patients and get them checked in
- Schedule appointments for patients
- Medical coding and filing insurance claims
Our online Medical Administrative Assistant associate degree program can help you get on the right career path. This program typically lasts 18 months1. Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. If you meet eligibility requirements and pass this exam, you’ll become certified which can help you stand out as an applicant. This certification is considered an addition to the training you receive at UMA and is not required to graduate.
When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam. And job search assistance service is included in our competitively priced tuition.2 Employment in this field is projected to grow 16 percent from 2018 to 2028.5