Medical Assistant Schools in Mississippi
Mississippi Medical Assisting Schools
Find an accredited Mississippi trade school or college with
medical assistant training. There are on-campus and online programs available. The certificate or degree for medical assistant school aren't very complicated and some online CMA training programs are fast, but training usually takes at least a few months. An associate degree in medical assisting will take up to 2 years to finish. Read requirements how long is medical assistant training? for more.
Use the application to find a Mississippi school or accredited online medical assisting program.
Becoming A Medical Assistant State of Mississippi Medical Assisting Requirements
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Medical Assisting Schools in Mississippi
6530 Interstate Blvd
Horn Lake, MS 38637
113 Market Ridge Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
709 Mall Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31406
2710 Nonconnah Blvd
Memphis, TN 38132
828 Downtowner Loop W
Mobile, AL 36609
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State of Mississippi, Medical Assisting Certification Requirements
There are no laws requiring medical assistants to have a license or certification.
There is no training beyond high school required.
You must complete an accredited medical assistant training program.
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 NHA. 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. Through the NHA, you must choose a specialization, meet the requirements, pay the fee, and schedule the exam. 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. NHA: Recertification is every 2 years.