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Learn the skills you need to become a medical administrative assistant while preparing for two industry-recognized certifications in College of Western Idaho's Medical Administrative Assistant program, offered through CareerStep

Medical Administrative Assistants act as the face of the medical office and manage essential tasks and documents including: 

  • greeting and checking in patients
  • communicating with staff
  • scheduling and managing appointments
  • processing payments and insurance claims
  • preparing and maintaining medical records and charts
  • complying with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations
  • and editing data and running reports.

Why This Program

Designed to be completed in as little as 8 months, Medical Administrative Assistant classes are offered fully online for built-in flexibility — complete coursework when and how it works best. CareerStep's team of dedicated trainers, technical support, and career advisors are committed to your success from the moment you sign up and following completion. 

CareerStep and CWI Partnership

In addition to specialized skills training, classes will prepare you with the knowledge and materials needed to obtain the following certifications: 

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
  • Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)

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If you are looking for a rewarding and respected career in healthcare, empowering managerial responsibilities, a social atmosphere, and a steady paycheck with benefits,  the Medical Administrative Assistant program is for you! 

Get started today!

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