Prepare For The Future of Healthcare
If you've recently lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic or are simply looking to start a new career in a high-demand industry, we are here to help! The Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR program helps prepare you for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) credentials offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
Cost: Funding is available for low-income workers and for the unemployed through Arizona@Work
Duration: 276 hours, which typically takes students 2-5 months
Modality: Online, self-paced
Job Outlook and Income
Medical administrative assistants can be found working in a variety of healthcare facilities, and the demand for those with EHR expertise will only increase as electronic health records become more standard. There are opportunities nationwide, and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the demand for medical administrative assistants will grow by 21%, or over 64,000 new jobs, before 2024.
The U.S. Department of Labor report states that the middle 50% of medical administrative assistants nationwide earn between $27,070 and $39,540 annually. You may also qualify for benefits as a medical administrative assistant.