Medical Front Office

Program Type: Hybrid
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: NVC

What is the Medical Front Office program?

This program/course prepares for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification. Medical Front Office workers are a vital part of today's medical offices as they influence the first impression of the medical office. They perform a variety of duties, including greeting and scheduling patients and visitors, bookkeeping, calling patients to remind them of appointments, handling billing, answering and routing calls, making transactions, and keeping paperwork organized. Earning your CMAA credential will assist students with fulfilling employer requirements, provide access to better career opportunities, maximize earning potential, and enhance knowledge and skills. (Exam Voucher Included)



  • CPR for Healthcare Providers - EMSP 1019
  • Medical Terminology - MDCA 1013
  • Medical Office Procedures - MDCA 1021
  • Medical Law & Ethics & Compliance - PBHL 1001
  • Medical Records & Patient Encounters - MDCA 1021

Program Information

Time Commitment

358 Contact Hours

6 months


Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

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Program Requirements

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Some high school

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet



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CE Registration

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Campus: Alamo Colleges Center of Excellence for Student Success (ACCESS) Building

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Campus: Alamo Colleges Center of Excellence for Student Success (ACCESS) Building

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