Online Medical Administrative Assistant Training
Become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Medical Administrative assistants play a valuable role on any healthcare team, often handling a variety of organizational tasks that help with patient flow. The 100% online course will prepare you to work as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), designated by the National Healthcare Career Association (NHA).
Job Outlook for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants
The healthcare field offers one of the leading areas of opportunities for career growth today. Within healthcare, medical assistants are among the most in-demand professionals. NHA estimates that job openings for medical assistants are increasing by 9-15% each year.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics concurs with the NHA estimate. Its data indicates job opportunities for medical assistants will grow by 23% overall by 2028. This is four times the expected average growth for all jobs.
Medical assistants earn $34,800 per year, or $16.73 per hour on average, according to BLS data.
CompTIA A+ FAQs
WHY SHOULD I GET COMPTIA A+ CERTIFIED?
The CompTIA A+ certification addresses performance-based topics and questions that prove you can think on your feet and solve systems, software and network problems in real-time.
WHY DOES COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION MATTER FOR IT SUPPORT SPECIALISTS?
As the most respected associate-level IT certification in the industry, CompTIA A+ certification verifies that you have passed a standard that is supported by companies like Intel, Dell and HP.
WHAT DO IT/COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS DO?
Support specialists install and support hardware, including computers, accessories, mobile devices and network equipment. They also monitor, maintain and troubleshoot hardware, networks, operating systems and applications.
WHICH JOB TITLES IS THE COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION ASSOCIATED WITH?
Every organization creates its own job titles. CompTIA A+ certified professionals could work as a service desk analyst, technical support specialist, desktop support administrator, help desk technician or system support specialist.
David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.
Learn the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting processes for most devices.
Be fully prepared to sit for the CompTIA 220-1001 and 220-1002 certification exams.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
Registration and Enrollment
This course is 100% online.
Start anytime with 6 months to complete.
COMPTIA A+ (220-1001)
Introduction to the 220-1001 section of the CompTIA A+ exam
Desktop and laptop assembly, motherboards, BIOS and Processors
HARDWARE PART II
Troubleshooting cooling and power issues, maintaining and install hard drives and storage
Common approaches to network connections, router setup, TCP/IP and local networking
MOBILE AND MORE
Mobile device security and virtualization
COMPTIA A+ (220-1002)
Introduction to the 220-1002 section of the CompTIA A+ exam
Tools for installing and maintaining Windows interfaces, command lines and remote desktops
Solving problems with boot process, startup and re-installation
Best practices for securing Windows from malicious software
MAC & LINUX
Troubleshooting and maintaining MacOS and Linux operating systems