Medical Assistant Associate Degree

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Earn your Medical Assistant Associate degree online – at home, at your own pace.
Discover how you can play an important role in the care and well-being of patients with our Medical Assistant Associate Degree program. Learn healthcare concepts that you will use regularly in your medical assistant job, including medical terminology, coding, and transcription, and apply your knowledge in a real world setting with an externship in a medical setting. Study on your own schedule at a price that fits your budget.

Learn healthcare fundamentals – from clinical procedures to anatomy and physiology – with our affordable, online Medical Assistant Associate Degree. Medical assistant jobs are expected to increase by 19% in upcoming years, so upon graduation you’ll be one step closer to joining this fast growing field.¹

Prepare for Industry Certifications

The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Associate Degree can help you prepare to sit for these industry certifications.

  • The Registered Medical Assistant certification (RMA) offered by American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate (CCMA) offered by
  • National Health Career Association (NHA)
  • The National Certified Medical Assistant certificate (NCMA) offered by
  • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • The Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) offered by American
  • Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Prep Materials

Graduates of this program will receive NHA certification prep materials and a voucher to cover the cost of the CCMA exam. These valuable certification prep materials can help you prepare and sit for your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification.

Professional Licensing / Certification Information

Licensing and/or certification requirements for jobs in this field are not the same in every state and may include educational, testing, and/or experiential requirements beyond those offered in the Penn Foster College Program. Prospective students should contact the state professional licensing board or similar regulatory body in the state(s) where they plan to work to determine their requirements before enrolling in this Program. Click here for contact information for state licensing/regulatory boards and certain industry licensing information.

IMPORTANT STATE REQUIREMENTS: Please review your state board requirements that are applicable to your field of study. State boards may impose a variety of different requirements, which vary from state to state.

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