Accreditation

The UAA 40-credit CMA Examination Preparation course of study is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350. Students who complete the UAA CMA Examination Preparation courses, as outlined below, are eligible to sit for the CMA examination.

CAAHEP requires that all accredited Medical Assisting Programs make public one or more measurable outcomes. UAA MA Program 5-Year weighted average program outcomes:

- CMA (AAMA) exam pass rate  90.48%

- Employer satisfaction  100%

- Graduate satisfaction  100%

Please note: Individuals who have been found guilty of a felony, or pleaded guilty to a felony, are not eligible to take the CMA examination; however, a waiver may be granted by the American Association Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certifying Board in cases of mitigating circumstances.

 

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