Medical Administrative Assistant

Gain the administrative skills you need to work in a front office for a physician practice or clinic.

Medical Administrative Assistants are an integral part of any healthcare facility and are responsible for communicating with patients, scheduling appointments, filing insurance claims, maintaining records, and billing. The program integrates all of the topics and skill competencies required to meet current healthcare industry standards.

Program Overview

Credential Earned:

Medical Administrative Assistant certificate


No. of Classes:

6, plus externship



Approximate cost of the program is $1,826. Textbooks and other required materials not included in this estimate.

Contact Information:

Dawn Reimer



Educational Format:

In-classroom; onsite


Must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED®


Prior to externship students must complete a health assessment, provide up-to-date immunization record, and Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification through the American Heart Association.


Courses in This Program

Computer Basics for Allied Health

Healthcare Provider BLS CPR

Ed2Go Online HIPAA Compliance

Ed2Go Online Medical Terminology

Medical Business Writing & Communications

Core class: Medical Office Processes

Medical Front Office Externship


What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?

Students may sit for the national certification exam in order to earn the designation of a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant through the National Healthcareer Association and be prepared to work in a medical office.



According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, the 2019 the average salary for medical administrative assistants in Maryland was $40,540 per year. (Completion of this certificate does not guarantee this wage).


Who Teaches This Program?

The Medical Administrative Assistant program is taught by experienced industry professionals.