Medical Administrative Assistant Program with Clinical Externship Course

This 50-hour course prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. Medical Administrative Assistants, Medical Secretary, and Medical Records Clerks are all positions in great demand.

This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances.

This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.

Clinical Externship: As part of this Medical Administrative Assistant program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship.

National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) - Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.

24X7 instructor support and course mentoring
Online healthcare content that supplements each course
Student and instructor collaboration
Engaging labs, student exercises, and course videos
Additional labs and animated simulations
Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking
National and state certification opportunities
A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources
Other online tools that will enrich each students experience
Note: The student tuition amount below includes all textbooks, workbooks, and related course material.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Time: At your own pace.
  • Location: Online with a mentor
  • Course Contact Hours: 50 hours
  • Clinical Externship Hours: 40 hours set up wherever you are located.
  • Course Fee: $1,399.00 USD (textbooks included)
  • Code: 03-PRO-HEA-BA


Medical administrative assistant