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How can I get a job with an online MA certificate?
Our online MA program combines classwork with our one week boot camp residency in Kansas City where you will learn all the skills and sit for the certifications you need to be successful.

What if I want to become a Nurse?
Becoming a Nurse is a great goal. One stepping stone to consider is earning your Medical Assisting degree first. This allows you to work in a medical setting while you earn your nursing degree.

Will I be drawing blood on real people?
Yes, all students will learn this skill starting with a manikin and progressing to a live person. 

 What certifications will I be able to earn?
During your certificate you will earn your First Aid and CPR certification. After completing the program you can sit for your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Exam from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). After the AOS program you can sit for the Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) and the EKG Technician (CET) certification exams.

 

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* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and job growth from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited July 22, 2014).

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and job growth from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited July 22, 2014).