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Medical Administrative Assistant: Online Professional Study Program

Medical Administrative Assistant: Online Professional Study Program


Prepare for a successful career as a medical administrative assistant. The comprehensive online curriculum, designed by industry professionals, is certified by the National Healthcareer Association. The program prepares you for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam, trains you on MS Office suite, and helps you gain the necessary knowledge and skills to begin working immediately.

Who Can Benefit?

This program is designed for those entering the field of medical assistant administration, back office or medical receptionist, or anyone who is interested in broadening their skills in the field of health care.

*This course is licensed through Career Step, Inc

Course Schedule

Required Courses (20 CEU)UnitsFallWinterSpringSummer
Medical Administrative Assistant Training: Online 20 CEU Continuous Enrollment

Course Preview

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  • Login: ucrmaa
  • Password: demo

Completion Information

Completion Requirements

To successfully complete the program, participants must pass the final exam with 85% or better.

Completion Time

The program can typically be completed in 3 months; however, students have up to 6 months to complete the program.


The cost of the program is approximately $2,175. Tuition includes all texts and materials.


High school graduation or equivalent.



This is a self-paced online course. There is no specific instructor; however, technical and instructional support are provided if needed.

Instructor Opportunities

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Additional Information

Textbook Information

All course texts are included and will be mailed to you 15 days after you enroll.


This course helps students prepare for the Certified MedicalAdministrative Assistant exam.

Contact Information

Jennifer Campbell
(951) 827-5804

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

UC Riverside Extension Center
1200 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507-4596

UCR Extension Center

Tel: Work(951) 827-4105 or Toll-Free(800) 442-4990 toll-free
Fax: Fax(951) 827-7273