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The Administrative Medical Assistant program prepares the student for employment as an administrative (front office) medical assistant in a medical office, clinic or outpatient center. This certificate program is designed to help meet industry demand, offering education and training on soft skills, appointment scheduling, reception duties, managing patient medical records, insurance authorizations, reimbursement and coding for the medical office or clinic. Students complete 160 hours of supervised training in a medical office or clinic. All students must meet background clearance and health requirements prior to enrolling in MA 217A. A minimum grade of "C" in all courses is required. Letter grade only. Upon completion of this certificate program, students may sit for the California Certification Board of Medical Assistant (CCMBA) certification examination (CCMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coder (AAPC), Certified Practice Coder (CPC) certification examination.

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