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Medical Administrative Assistant Training | Certification

Southwest Tech


This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.

This program teaches the knowledge and skills to work in a medical office setting, including doctors' offices, hospitals, insurance companies, and public health clinics. Students are prepared for a career as an entry-level medical administrative assistant, to provide basic knowledge in office procedures, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, and to help students develop written and oral communication skills they can apply to electronic medical records.

This program includes the following credential(s): National Healthcare Association CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant); National Healthcare Association's CEHRS (Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist).

Financial Assistance

  • Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education

    Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

Related Industries

  • Healthcare and social assistance