Medical Assistant Schools in District of Columbia
District of Columbia Medical Assisting Schools
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. CMA certificate training programs take as little as 6 to 10 weeks to complete. An associate's degree in medical assisting can take up to 2 years. Enter your zip code to find your local District of Columbia and medical assistant programs medical assistant (CMA) school options.
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Medical Assisting Schools in District of Columbia
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State of District of Columbia, Medical Assisting Certification Requirements
There are no laws requiring medical assistants to have a license or certification.
You do need your high school diploma or equivalent.
However, employment opportunities are more plentiful if you do get your license or certification.
To be eligible for your Registered Medical Assisting or Certified Medical Assistant designations, you must: Pass an accredited medical assisting program if you're becoming certified through the AAMA. Or, meet the eligibility standards to be certified through the AMT. Fill out the online application and mail it in along with the required fee. Once your application has been processes, schedule to take the exam. You must pass the exam to become certified. To keep your certification current, you must:
Pay the annual renewal fee. AMT: Every 3 years, complete the continuing education credits. AAMA: Get re-certified every 60 months through CEUs, or take the recertification exam.