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 of the course end date
  • Have access to a computer with the ability to use it at an adequate level for creation, communication and collaboration (Computers available for use in computer labs at BRCC main campus and Waynesboro outpost)
  • Follow the directions in the Medical Administrative Assistant Application Packet regarding registration document submission and registration for the required healthcare orientation.


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