Guide to Online Medical Assistant Programs

There are a lot of wonderful options for online medical assistant programs and schools. Not only are they affordable, but they are wonderful time savers and really open your life up during this difficult time period of getting your CMA certification.

See All Accredited Online Medical Assistant Programs From NCES.gov

School Name / WebsiteAddress
Allied Health Institute51 N State Road 7, Plantation, Florida 33317
Antonelli College-Cincinnati124 E Seventh St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria1505 Metro Dr Ste 1, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
Bramson ORT College69-30 Austin St, Forest Hills, New York 11375-4239
Carrington College-Citrus Heights7301 Greenback Lane, Ste A, Citrus Heights, California 95621
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300, Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Carrington College-Pomona901 Corporate Center Drive, Ste. 300, Pomona, California 91768-2642
Carrington College-Sacramento8909 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, California 95826
Carrington College-San Jose6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, California 95119
Carrington College-San Leandro15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500, San Leandro, California 94578-1977
Carrington College-Stockton1313 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite B, Stockton, California 95207
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest240 Northwest Mall, Houston, Texas 77092
Community Care College4242 South Sheridan, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145
Community College of Vermont1 Abenaki Way, Winooski, Vermont 05404-2245
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
Dakota College at Bottineau105 Simrall Blvd, Bottineau, North Dakota 58318-1198
Daytona College425 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach, Florida 32174-8445
East Arkansas Community College1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335-2204
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College13466 W Trepania Rd, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
Metropolitan Community College Area30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610
Midwest Institute964 South Highway Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026
Mountain State College1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993
Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University9748 Park Dr, Omaha, Nebraska 68127
Pamlico Community College5049 Hwy 306 South, Grantsboro, North Carolina 28529
Panola College1109 W Panola Street, Carthage, Texas 75633-2397
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200, Lawrence, Kansas 66046-2703
Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City11500 N Ambassador Ste 221, Kansas City, Missouri 64153
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 325, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3367
Ross College-Sylvania5834 Monroe Street, Suite F-J, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
San Antonio College1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia8344 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, California 93291-9283
Sandusky Career Center2130A Hayes Ave, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
South Central College1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, Minnesota 56003-1920
Southwestern Oregon Community College1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193
Westmoreland County Community College145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

What to Expect in Your Medical Assistant Instruction Online

Online schools for provide many methods for education and learning. Be it with online video lectures or video clips, online audio files and recordings, online discussions and chat-room sessions, online slide show presentations or video conferencing, online schools are using it! With the nature of this experience it lends itself to being completed at any hour. This presents the prime advantage of online education, the saving of your time. All certificates and degrees have a clinical and classroom portions to them. All have different makeups due to the state or national regulations. Usually it is about 65 class learning and 35% clinical practice. But remember it varies a lot by school and region.

Medical Assistant Online Programs Accreditation

Accreditation is king in online education. Be sure to make sure your program is accredited by one of these two national bodies for medical assistants.

(CAAHEP) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(ABHES) Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

What is Taught in Online Medical Assistant Schools?

Whether you take an online course or not, what you learn will be the same. Online schools and campus schools have the same goals. Which is to provide the best education that you have paid for. That is why attending accredited online schools is critical to your future success! Below we cover some common subjects you can expect to cover in your online classes:
 

  • Basic medical terms and terminology
  • Basic medical billing and coding procedures
  • Courses anatomy/physiology
  • Medical office procedures
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