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Medical Assistant Careers

As a Medical Assistant you will have the opportunity to work side by side with doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and insurance executives. Choose a career path that gives you room to grow. The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Medical Assistant jobs to increase 29% by 2022.*

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Earn up to $32,000 a year**
  • Be a part of the secure, growing healthcare industry
  • Upon completion of your Medical Assistant program, you will be prepared to sit for the NHA's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification exam or the NHA's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam. (To be eligible to earn an NHA certification you must also possess a high school diploma or GED.)
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the internet at (October 15, 2015)
**With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained at [March 31, 2015]. For more information, click here.

Accreditations and Affiliations

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