An applicant must pass an exam from a recognized certification body to obtain a medical assistant certification. He may need to graduate from a medical assisting program, undertake on-the-job training or show proof of wo... More » Education Colleges & Universities

Obtain a medical coding certification by testing for the Certified Professional Coding credential from the American Academy of Professional Coders or for the Certified Coding Specialist credential from the American Healt... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Study for the certified medical assistant exam by reviewing the Certified Medical Assistant certification exam content outline, taking a CMA exam review course or studying textbooks with medical assistant information. Th... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

In most states, it is possible to work as a medical assistant without obtaining state or national certification. However, there are two states that mandate certification for practicing medical assistants as of October 20... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Among the best medical assistant programs are those at Anne Arundel Community College, Delaware Technical Community College and West Georgia Technical College, says Education Portal. These programs are accredited by the ... More » Education Colleges & Universities

Multiple organizations provide free medical assistant classes, both online and on campus. Examples include Wisc-Online, the University of Washington School of Medicine and Des Moines University. More » Education Colleges & Universities

Candidates can apply for the medical assistant exam by verifying eligibility, collecting needed documents, determining testing period and applying online on the American Association of Medical Assistants website, or AAMA... More » Education Standardized Tests