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    May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Medical Assistant, Certificate


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Medical assisting is a multi-skilled allied health profession in which practitioners work primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical Assistants function as members of the healthcare delivery team and perform administrative duties and clinical procedures. The practicum is a supervised work experience. Graduates are encouraged to take the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) national certifying exam. Passing this exam entitles the candidate to the credential CMA (Certified Medical Assistant), AAMA.

Program Status: Professional Program Application (formerly limited enrollment)

Semester Hours Required for Graduation - 30


The Medical Assistant programs at the Cadillac campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP), www.caahep.org, 9355 113th St. N., #7709, Seminole, FL 33775. Phone: (727) 210-2350, Fax: (727) 210-2354, on the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL, 60606-2930, (312) 899-1500.

CAAHEP

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