There is little doubt that Medical Assisting is one of the hottest, fastest growing careers in modern medicine. These talented, dedicated professionals can be found working in clinics, private practices, hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities across the country. With the high demands placed on healthcare facilities and the increased regulations and guidelines of the industry, medical assistants are more in demand than ever and the demand is expected to keep growing. If you are considering becoming a medical assistant, you may be wondering if you should choose to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).

Purpose

The Certified Medical Assistant designation demonstrates to colleagues, patients, employers and the public at large that certified individuals have the administrative and clinical knowledge and proficiency required of the medical assistant professional in the physician and health care practice settings.