Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistants provide clerical support to medical offices and may work as receptionists, schedulers, etc.

Career Info


Graduates are prepared to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) examination given by the National Healthcareer Association. (NHA)

About the Program

The requirements included in this class are:

Medical Office Reception

  • Reception
  • Scheduling
  • Communication
  • Record Management
  • Supplies and Equipment Management
  • Office Safety
  • OSHA and HIPPA Regulations

Medical Office Operations with Medical Terminology

  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Health History, Interview and Charting, Vital Signs
  • Health Insurance
  • Coding
  • Financial Management
  • Law and Ethics

Required Healthcare Orientation - Free

Healthcare Orientation Registration (required)

Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED within 12 months
  • Proven competency in computer office applications or successful completion of a basic computer course
  • Proof of attendance at BRCC Healthcare Orientation Session
  • Healthcare Program Application
  • Please print, complete, and submit this packet prior to registration (Please return forms in person or inquire about secure transmission due to the sensitive information contained on documents.):  Medical Administrative Assistant Packet - PDF  (requires Acrobat Reader)


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