Certified Medical Assistant Program

Train for a rewarding career as a medical assistant

8 weeks to completion

Clinical and classroom settings

Experienced Instructors

Financial aide available

Certified Medical Assistant

A medical assistant works in a physician's office, clinic, or other health care facility performing physician support services. A Certified Medical Assistant is one who has completed an accredited course of study and passed the Certified Medical Assistant Exam. A CMA may work in an administrative capacity (scheduling appointments, coding and filing insurance forms, using computer applications, maintaining medical records) or in a clinical capacity (taking medical histories, preparing patients for examination, performing basic laboratory tests, instructing patients about medication or special diets) or both.

Course Content

Our course of instruction is designed to enable students to be able to take their places in medical offices immediately upon graduation, functioning at full efficiency and with the knowledge they need to be successful. Specific areas of study include:

Medical terminology

Computer applications


Coding and insurance processing

Laboratory techniques

Clinical and diagnostic procedures


Medication administration

First aid

Office practices

Patient relations

Medical law and ethics

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Saad Healthcare Technical College
1515 S University Blvd Suite D
Mobile, AL 36609

Certification Testing

Successful completion of the class qualifies a student to take the certification exam administered by our accrediting agency, MedCA. The test is given at Saad's classroom facility on the final day of the eight-week program, and the results are available before the students leave.