Are you ready for a certified career that combines empowering managerial responsibilities, a social atmosphere, and a stable paycheck with benefits? Our program is specifically designed to prepare you for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exams. By completing this program, you'll become a proficient medical office administrative assistant, equipped to keep the front desk running smoothly, manage appointments, communicate effectively with staff, and maintain patients' health records. If you're eager to step into a rewarding and respected role in healthcare, it's time to enroll in our comprehensive medical administrative assistant certificate program.

Program Timeline

Our program is thoughtfully designed to be completed in under 8 months, yet it's entirely self-paced. This means you have the flexibility to study as much or as little as your schedule allows, ensuring that your learning journey aligns with your lifestyle.

Study Format

Balancing study time with life's demands can be challenging—whether it's managing kids, household tasks, or your current job. Thankfully, CareerStep programs are built for ultimate flexibility. Our fully online medical administrative assistant program is available at your convenience, allowing you to complete modules at your preferred pace.

  • Learn from home or anywhere
  • Study online anytime

Comprehensive Curriculum with EHR Courses

Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to initiate your journey toward becoming a skilled medical administrative assistant. In addition, our online program includes comprehensive training on EHR (electronic health records), providing you with a valuable edge during the hiring process.

  • Program Orientation: Medical Administrative Assistant
  • HealthCare Foundational Knowledge and Basic Science
  • Patient Care Coordination and Education
  • Digital Technology
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Comprehensive Electronic Health Records
  • Communication and Customer Service in the Healthcare Office
  • Medical Laws and Ethics
  • Career Success in Healthcare
  • Program Completion

Medical Administrative Assistant Certifications

CareerStep's online Medical Administrative Assistant training equips you with the knowledge and skills needed for industry-recognized certification:

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Validate your expertise in healthcare administrative tasks with the CMAA from the National Healthcareer Association.

  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Demonstrate you have the Electronic Health Record skills employers seek with the CEHRS from the National Healthcareer Association.

Embark on your journey toward becoming a skilled Medical Administrative Assistant with us!



With over 25 years’ experience, CareerStep offers learners a humans-come-first approach to learning in the fields of healthcare, healthcare administration, and technology. CareerStep offers fully online training programs designed to provide flexibility and allow you to take a self-paced learning approach. You will work with a Career Advisor to discuss your goals, choose your program and then start your training.

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