The UAA 38-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, 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775-7709, (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 2020 Annual Report Form (ARF) indicates:
- Exam passage: 94.44% (2018 Graduate Cohort)
- Graduate satisfaction: 100% (2019 Graduate Cohort)
- Student retention rate: 100% (2018 Admission Cohort)
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.