Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate

Dates: June 7 - August 7, 2023

Meets: W and M from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Skip 6/19, 7/3, 7/5)

Location: LIVE Online

Registration Fee: $1,399.00


The Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry which are in great demand. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that they can gain the necessary skills required to obtain an administrative medical assistant position. This program includes 60 hours of classroom lecture and textbooks along with CPR training, and national exam.

Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a University of North Georgia Professional and Continuing Education certificate and CEUs, students must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate and complete a course evaluation, as well as pass all quizzes, midterm, and final exam with an average score of 75 or above.

To be eligible to sit for the CCMA NHA exam, students must be an adult learner 18 years or older and have earned a high school diploma or GED. If you have earned your high school diploma outside of the US or have any other questions concerning these requirements, please reach out to NHA directly at 800-499-9092.

Students are expected:

1. To be on time for class. Attendance is taken at the beginning of every session.

2. To fully engage in the material, students should participate in class discussions and hands-on clinical labs. Attendance and participation make up 50% of student grade.

3. To achieve an average score of 75 or better on assignments, quizzes and the final exam. Quizzes and mid-term exam count for 25% of student grade. Final exam counts for 25% of student grade.

4. To wear black scrubs to each clinical lab session. As part of managing their professional image, students should practice appropriate patient communication skills and maintain positive interactions with the instructor, other students and any visiting "patients."

Dress Code: Black scrubs and closed toe shoes

For questions, please contact

UNG does not endorse any specific providers of student loans. Below is one of many potential providers, but we encourage you to research other potential options for noncredit student loans.

The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan is available for this course.


Cover the Cost of Your Tuition - You may use the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan to cover your tuition. No origination fees and no prepayment penalty. 

Interest Rate - With the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan  you have the flexibility to select a fixed or variable interest rate, and a choice of three repayment options.

Repayment Options - Flexible repayment options offer pay now or later. Choose an in-school repayment option that fits your needs or defer your payments until after school.

  • Make interest payments each month

  • Pay a fixed amount every month

  • Defer payments

Who May Apply - The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan is a private, credit-based student loan for technical training or trade school, online courses, and other continuing education programs.


Fee: $1,399.00

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