Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate (Course Code: TDS NUR55)

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Medical administrative assistants work primarily in physician offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. The growth and the complexity of the healthcare system have resulted in a substantial increase in the need for qualified medical administrative assistants. This program prepares students to function effectively in many administrative and clerical positions within the healthcare field. It covers important background information on the medical administrative assisting profession as well as interpersonal skills, medical law and ethics, medical terminology, insurance billing and coding fundamentals, telephone techniques, appointment scheduling, medical records management, and basic finance-related skills. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical office administration so that they can gain the necessary skills required to either obtain a medical administrative assistant position or advance their current healthcare career.

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The Medical Administrative Programme Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Function effectively in administrative and clerical positions in the medical office.
  • Describe the role of a professional medical administrative assistant.
  • Manage health information and records according to privacy policies.
  • Complete basic billing and coding to process insurance forms.
  • Manage practice finances.
  • Assist in handling medical emergencies.
  • Describe techniques for academic and career development.
  • Describe the healthcare environment.


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Education & Certifications

This course assists learners in preparing for the following certifications:

  • National Healthcareers Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (MAAC) national certification (The NHA exam can be offered both in groups of students in the classroom or individually at a local PSI testing center
  • National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Certification (The NWCA exam can be offered both in groups of students in the classroom or individually online at

Curriculum - Spring 2024

SECA1 Distance Education
January 22nd - Self Paced - $1,799
SECA2 Distance Education
February 26th - Self Paced - $1,799
SECA3 Distance Education
March 25th - Self Paced - $1,799