Administrative Medical Assistant Certification Bootcamp for CMA's


                   
            
            
            
               
               

Administrative Medical Assistant Certification

Bootcamp for CMA’s 

As a Certified Administrative Medical Assistant, the student will be trained to perform administrative work using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Enjoy a rewarding career in healthcare where your responsibilities may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

MDCA 1021 Administrative Procedures

Medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, interpersonal communications, bookkeeping tasks, coding, billing, collecting, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements, and computer use in the medical office. This exam is proctored on CTC campus.  (Clock Hours/ 55, CEUs 5.5) (11 meetings)

Course fee: $459 which includes consumable supplies and course completion certificate.

Financial assistance: Students with a need for financial assistance may contact Sallie Mae for a student loan. There is also a parent-initiated loan option available with Sallie Mae. We are listed as CTCD-Continuing Education on the Sallie Mae site, school code 00400398. Students who qualify may use MyCAA benefits. Contact MyCAA to see if you qualify.

Starting pay: $10-16 per hour. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of medical assistants is expected to increase more than 29 percent through the year 2026.

Certification: Upon successful completion of the course and clinical, students will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, students will qualify to take the optional Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) examination offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The exam is proctored on campus periodically throughout the year. Call 254-526-1586 for exam schedule.

Schedule: Classes are held at the CTC central campus in Killeen and are taught at an accelerated pace. Schedules may vary when taught in the college service area.

Program requirements: Students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrollment. Students need competency in basic computer operations and will be required to have access to the internet, printing capabilities and an email address. Application packets must include:


Optional Clinical

POFM 1017 Clinical - Medical Administrative Support

Instruction in medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, coding, billing, collecting, and third party reimbursement. (Clock Hours/ 50, CEUs 5)

Course fee: $399 which includes consumable supplies and course completion certificate.

*There are additional course requirements for students who wish to participate in clinical course.