As an 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. This course consists of 130-hours of accelerated classroom training with emphasis on skills mastery through hands-on practice and supervision and a 50-hour clinical. (Total 180 hours)
Course Fee: $1499 Includes access to online NHA studyguides and practice exams, consumable supplies, clinical insurance, name tag 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. Please contact Continuing Education for information about paying for class using our installment plan.
View a comprehensive description of Continuing Education's Administrative Medical Assistant Program. For additional information or to register for the program contact us at 254-526-1586.
Potential Earnings: $16.71 hourly, $34,760 annually
Market Growth Rate (2016-2026); much faster than average (29%)
Upon successful completion of the course and clinical, students will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, students will qualify to take the optional Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The exam costs approximately $115 and can be proctored at the Continuing Education Department. The exam is proctored on campus periodically throughout the year. Call (254) 526-1586 for schedule.