Online Medical Assistant Program


Online, self-paced medical assistant training and certification course for pre-health students.

Online Medical Assistant Program

Online, self-paced medical assistant training and certification course for pre-health students.

Gain Clinical Experience In Diverse Healthcare Settings

This comprehensive 8-week online medical assistant course is specifically designed for pre-health students seeking to expand their knowledge and skills in healthcare. The self-paced format allows students to learn at their own pace and on their own schedule, making it an ideal choice for busy individuals who wish to advance their careers or prepare for advanced healthcare studies.

Throughout the course, students will gain a solid foundation in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical office procedures, patient care, and other essential skills required for a successful career as a medical assistant. The curriculum integrates theoretical knowledge with practical applications, ensuring that students are well-prepared to excel in various healthcare settings.

Nationally Accredited Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification

This online medical assistant certification program is an 8-week, self-paced course ideal for health science students seeking healthcare experience before starting/applying to medical, physician assistant (PA), or nursing school.

After successfully completing this program, students will take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam to obtain a nationally accredited certification as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

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A certified clinical medical assistant (CCMA) is a healthcare professional with advanced training who fulfills both clinical and administrative tasks in hospitals and other healthcare settings. The National Health career Association (NHA) reports medical assistants are one of the fastest-growing occupations in the healthcare industry. A CCMA is usually found working in outpatient clinics and private doctor’s offices.


Medical assistants are an integral part of the medical team and contribute to the flow of patient care through a wide range of duties, including obtaining detailed patient history, obtaining vital signs, administering point of care testing, medications, injections, and vaccinations.

A certified clinical medical assistant can also assist with clinical procedures, including minor surgical in-office interventions that require sterile protocol. Furthermore, they prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, conduct wound care, change dressings, collect specimens, order proper laboratory studies, etc. They also facilitate communication between the patient and other healthcare professionals.

Skills You'll Gain In The Medical Assistant Certification Course

Certified Medical Assistants are valuable healthcare professionals that may work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, rural health clinics, and other healthcare facilities. In this online medical assistant course, you’ll go beyond foundational knowledge to learn the skills needed to excel in many healthcare settings. Some of the skills you will gain include:

Understand basic human anatomy and principles of human disease

Comply with healthcare regulations and medical law (HIPAA, OSHA, CMS) as it applies to patient privacy and security, infection control, health, human services, etc.

Gain an understanding of pharmacology and medication administration

Gain knowledge of laboratory and diagnostic techniques, handling laboratory specimens, specimen collection, and processing methods

Obtain and record vital signs, prepare patients for examinations, aid in inpatient treatments, and assist with patient procedures

Obtain patient history, promote effective patient-centered communication, and provide patient education and resources to support patient welfare

Interact and communicate efficiently in a healthcare facility with proper use of medical terminology, written and oral

Perform cardiopulmonary testing, electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG), and other diagnostic tests

Why Choose Us

Gain Comprehensive Clinical Training

We are committed to bridging the clinical education gap through our innovative, comprehensive, and convenient clinical certification training programs. Our training programs thoroughly train students to deliver competent and quality patient care while effectively working with interdisciplinary medical teams.

Improve Your Medical Knowledge

Medical, PA, and nursing schools seek students with a passion and commitment to medicine displayed through various healthcare experiences. This online Medical Assistant program provides in-depth clinical training and nationally recognized credentials, so pre-health students can seamlessly obtain clinical positions and gain healthcare experience.

Stand Out From Other Healthcare Professionals

A medical assistant certification (CCMA) can help boost your PA, medical, or nursing school application. It highlights your clinical competency in diagnostic and treatment procedures, direct patient care skills, and complex medical decision-making capabilities, to name a few!

Gain a competitive edge through career-focused training and industry-recognized credentials.

Ready to launch your career? Our online training programs will help you take the first steps. Choose from one of our most in-demand courses and set yourself up for success!

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What's Included In The Online Medical Assistant Certification Program

Convenience And Accessibility Pre-Health Students Need

Self-paced: no deadlines or time restrictions on assignments.

Course material is available immediately after registration.

Unlimited 12-month access to web-based instructional content.

Comprehensive Curriculum

The course covers a wide range of topics, including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, patient care, medical office procedures, and more.

Self-Paced Learning

Students have the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace, allowing for a personalised learning experience that accommodates their individual needs and schedules.

Interactive Learning Modules

The course features engaging multimedia content, such as video lectures, interactive quizzes, and case studies, to cater to diverse learning styles and enhance knowledge retention.

Hands-On Practice

Students will have access to virtual simulations, video demonstrations, and at-home practice kits, allowing them to develop and refine their practical skills in a safe and controlled environment.

Expert Instruction

The course is taught by experienced healthcare professionals who provide valuable insights, guidance, and real-world examples throughout the learning process.

Peer Collaboration

Students can connect with fellow pre-health students to share experiences, discuss clinical scenarios, and practice skills through online discussion forums and other communication tools.

Continuous Assessment and Feedback

Quizzes, assignments, and virtual assessments are used to evaluate students' progress and provide constructive feedback for improvement.

Upon successful completion of this 8-week online medical assistant course, pre-health students will have a strong foundation in essential healthcare skills and knowledge, positioning them for success in their future healthcare studies or careers.

Become A Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

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