Online Medical Assistant Training Program

Our online medical assistant training will help you start your career journey in one of the best, most popular healthcare support jobs.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

Online Medical Assistant Training Program

Our online medical assistant training will help you start your career journey in one of the best, most popular healthcare support jobs.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

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Exceptional Medical Assistant Training for an Exceptional Career

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You want more than just a job. You want something that makes you feel alive—something that gives you a sense of purpose. You want relevant job experience that you can carry with you as you advance. You want to do work that helps others and benefits your community.

You want a career.

If you’re wondering how to become a medical assistant, we’ll give you what you need to have a real, meaningful impact.

With an emphasis on concrete skills training, CareerStep’s approach is different from all the other online medical assistant certification programs you’ve seen. Because we empower entry-level professionals to take control and pave their own way on their career journey.

How? By prioritizing each Learner—putting their needs first—and enabling future medical assistants to train at home in whatever way works best for them.

Our online medical assistant program is developed by industry professionals with decades of on-the-job experience. A thorough, highly focused outline—packed with relevant content that’s aligned specifically with the current job market—ensures that when you start hunting for jobs, you’ll have the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for.

It thoroughly trains you on routine patient care, clinical office procedures, and the soft skills you’ll need to stand out amongst your peers: communication skills, computer literacy skills, telephone skills, and so much more.

And because we know different people internalize information in different ways, the Medical Assistant program includes lots of rich, visual course materials. You’ll learn intuitively through videos and images, training games, and highly interactive instructional simulations. The content is designed to help you absorb the information quickly in a way that improves overall knowledge retention.

It’s entirely self-paced and 100% online, too. So you can train on your own terms.

But it’s way more than just training.

Thanks to our vast network of partners, you’ll get 100 hours worth of experience working in a clinical setting—fueling you with the knowledge to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), and Certified EKG Technician (CET) credentials. This is where you’ll get definitive, real-world exposure and develop relationships with established professionals in the industry. Remember that clinical opportunities vary, and we work with a vast network of healthcare organizations to find a good fit. But we can’t guarantee placement—or employment—in your area.

Sign up for our online medical assistant program today, and you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for.

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The Online Medical Assistant Training Outline At-a-Glance

Clinical Experience | 12 Months Full Access | CCMA, CMAA, CPT, CET, and CEHRS Certification Prep

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Medical Assistant Job Description

The healthcare industry moves fast, and medical assistants play a key role in keeping any facility running smoothly. They perform general patient care and handle routine administrative responsibilities—and their impact is undeniable. To be successful as a medical assistant, you need to be organized, adaptable, and empathic. If you’ve got the right training, and you’re also nurturing by nature, then this might be the path you should follow.

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Our Happy Learners Say It Best

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They are amazing. They helped me achieve my dream of becoming a medical assistant. With flexible hours, teachers always there to help, and most of all—opportunity. I couldn’t have picked better (training) to achieve my goals.

CareerStep has made learning the most convenient it has ever been. Having to juggle being a military wife, I can sit down at any time and do my schooling at my own pace. Having the support to keep going due to positive outcomes has pushed me a lot. The resources provided are amazing and so helpful!

An amazing school. So helpful, flexible, and understanding. They are an amazing staff and school.

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3 Reasons to Complete Your Medical Assistant Training With CareerStep


Train your way

You’re in control here — move at your own pace, from your own home, on your own time. We won’t hold you to strict deadlines and rigid schedules.


Get certified

Our career training provides the knowledge and certification prep materials you need to sit for the CCMA, CMAA, CPT, CET, and CEHRS certification exams.


Learn skills that matter

This program is extensive, but we won’t be wasting your time by covering information that isn’t relevant to the work you’ll be doing on-the-job.

Ready to Dive In?

Sign up online now to start the Medical Assistant program.

What You’ll Learn

Discover what it takes to get certification-ready with our online medical assistant program, and start looking for work sooner—with total confidence.

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Body Basics

Get familiar with essential anatomy, foundational healthcare science, and medical terminology.

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Patient Care

Learn how to obtain vital signs, take measurements, administer medications, and provide wound care.

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Medical Procedures

See how to perform phlebotomy and EKG monitoring, label and process specimens, and assist physicians with procedures.

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Office Administration

Understand medical-record management, insurance reimbursements, and how to successfully run patient waiting rooms.

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