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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-2251
askme@csmd.edu

Healthcare worker wearing a stethoscope

The national average salary for an AMA is $28,000-$39,700 with a median of $33,300 dependent upon experience.

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Healthcare

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant High Demand

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The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) is a professional office worker dedicated to assisting in the care of patients. Major categories of tasks performed by an administrative medical assistant include front desk procedures, scheduling, records management, administrative duties, billing and insurance. The work of administrative medical assistants requires many technical and personal skills. The role of the CMAA differs from that of the clinical medical assistant.

CAREER STARTER

   ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTANT

The training prepares students to work in doctor offices, hospitals, nursing homes, laboratories, clinics, and health departments.

After completion of training students will sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Certification.



Course

Class Hours

HTH 5000 Introduction to Healthcare
48
ITS 7400 Getting Started with Computers 27
HTH 9660Medical Administrative Office Procedures
30
HTH 8900 Basic Medical Records Management 45
HTH 8920 Introduction to Medical Coding 15
HTH 9620 Beginning Medical Billing 30
HTH 9670 Medical Claims Processing
30
Typing skills of at least 25 words per minute is recommended.
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TRAINING PROGRAM

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

With advanced training and education, Administrative Medical Assistants can become office managers and practice administrators of various healthcare offices.

 

For more information contact:
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP
Director Healthcare
301-934-7503
kwinters@csmd.edu
Alise Jorgensen
Course Manager
301-934-7581
AJorgensen@csmd.edu 
Sarah Butler
Administrative Assistant
301-539-4778
SButler2@csmd.edu 

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Employment is projected to grow much faster than average, ranking medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 200818 decade.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics