Certified Medical Administrative Assistant - Garrett College
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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Learn the skills needed to serve patients by being the first person to greet them when they arrive in a medical facility, scheduling appointments, maintaining records and patient accounts.

Program Goals

  • Prepares individuals for an entry-level position as a Certified Medical Administration Assistant (CMAA)
  • Upon completion, students will be prepared for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam

Program Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Attend an Orientation and Information Session – Contact 301-387-3772 for upcoming dates and times
  • Maintain a 75% average on quizzes and tests in each class and meet attendance requirements to progress to the next class.
Course Hrs of Instruction Tuition & Fees (GC Res)
Introduction to Health Care & Health Care Systems 45 $450
Medical Terminology for Health Careers 24 $235
Basic Math for Health Career Professions 9 $85
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant 69 $700
Externship #1 - Administrative 40 $375
TOTAL - Includes most text books and other instructional matierials.
The National Healthcareer Association is included in the fees.

Time to Complete Program

  • Approximately 4-6 months
  • Classes are held 2-3 evenings per week

Program Externship

  • 40 hours conducted at various medical facilities
  • Completed after course-work portion of program

Location of Training

Career Technology Training Center in Accident

Connect with us

Contact Doug Beitzel at 301-387-3069 or cewd@garrettcollege.edu