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Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Series

A medical administrative assistant works in physician offices, general medical and surgical hospitals, offices of dentists and other health practitioners, outpatient care centers, clinics, and urgent care facilities.  Medical administrative assistants perform duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures.  Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.  Employment in this field is expected to grow faster than average, with projected job openings nation-wide of 278,400. 

Certification Information

Upon completion of all courses in the series, students are eligible for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certification through the National Healthcareer Association. The cost of the exam is included in the CMAA Exam Review course, which should be taken upon completion of all other courses in the curriculum.

Courses in the Certificate Series 


Medical Front Office
Course Number: MDCA 1021
Hours: 60
Fee: $399
Schedule Options

Healthcare Ethics and HIPAA Compliance
Course Number: MEDC 5445 
Hours: 32
Fee: $220
Schedule Options

Medical Terminology
Course Number: HITT 1005
Hours: 48
Fee: $171
Schedule Options 
 
Medical Billing and Reimbursement
Course Number: MEDC 5460
Hours: 48
Fee: $325
Schedule Options
 
Health Career Success
Course Number: HLTH 5350
Hours: 24
Fee: $109
Schedule Options
 
Microsoft Excel I
Course Number MOFF 6625
Hours: 18
Fee: $129
Schedule Options 
 
CMAA Exam Review - should be taken as the last course
Course Number: MDCA 1054
Hours: 16
Fee: $199
Schedule Options - email CEHealthcare@collin.edu
 
Optional:
CMAA Externship
Course Number: 
Hours: 120
Fee: $ 
Schedule Options - email CEHealthcare@collin.edu

Now available in a Fast-track option!
Complete the entire series in 4 months and take your certification exam in January. 

 

CRN   

Course Title

Dates

Days

Times

Campus

71562

Medical Terminology 
(HITT-1005)

8/23-12/12

Online

 

Web

71320

Medical Billing & Reimbursement 
(MEDC-5460)

9/7-10/22

Online

 

Web
71594

Microsoft Excel I
(MOFF-6625)

9/13-9/29

Mon & Wed

6:30-9:30 pm

LiveStream

71212

Healthcare Ethics & HIPAA Compliance 
(MEDC-5445)

10/5-11/15

Online

 

Web

71296

Medical Front Office
(MDCA-1021)

10/18-12/13

Online

 

Web

71292

Health Career Success
(HLTH-5350)

11/15-12/16

Online

 

Web

TBD

CMAA Exam Review
(MDCA-1054)

TBD

Online

 

Online 
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