Did you know

Job Outlook

Employment of a MA is expected to grow by around 20% over the next decade. Average rate is 7%


Average wage of a Medical Assistant nationwide is $36,930 per year and $17.75 per hour


Alaska is the top paying state for a Medical Assistant

Work Setting

Nearly 60% of all Medical Assistants work in private practices

MA courses tailored to your needs!

Browse our up-to-date medical assistant school databaseGo to schools directory by your location, accreditation, online/offline mode etc. You can click on any entry to learn even more about the school and program

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Test & Prepare yourself!

Want to assess your medical assistant knowledge and understanding? Why not take a crack at our practice testGo to practice test and see if you're ready to tackle the real exam

CMA & RMA Practice Test

You have two tests at your disposal. It's online, you can assess yourself from the convenience of your computer or mobile device and it's 100% free!

Single Choice

Our tests are modeled after the actual exam. Each one consists of 200 single choice questions and is time-limited to 2 hours etc. It’s like having the test in advance!

Must-Read from our blog

Below are some of our must-read articles that will help you get started on your medical assistant journey

What is a Medical Assistant?

Learn all the ins and outs of the MA job. What are the duties and tasks? What skills are required? Where do MAs work? Under what working conditions? And much more


How Much Does a Medical assistant Make?

The wage of a MA depends on a variety of factors. Find out where MAs earn the most, what industries pay the most, and other important aspects that influence the salary


One Day In The Live Of a MA

This article is written by a medical assistant with more than a decade of experience working in a private practice. Gain insight into daily routines of a MA!


Medical assistant VS Nurse

Ever wondered what the differences are between medical assistants and nurses? Learn all about the differences in work settings, salaries, licensure etc.


What to expect in a MA program?

If you are aiming to become a medical assistant then you may wondering what a MA program is like. Learn how the classes are, size, curriculum etc.


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How to become a CMA?

The majority of employers prefer to hire certified medical assistants. Learn, in this step-by-step guide, what you need to do to be awarded CMA credential


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How to become a RMA?

In contrast to other MA certifications, RMA credential is the most flexible. Find out why and learn what you need to do to become a Registered Medical Assistant


How to pick the right school?

There are many things to consider before enrolling in a MA program such as costs, accreditation, financial aid, just to name a few. Follow the guide to choose the right school


10 tips to avoid diploma mills

When entering a new career it's essential to ensure that the education you receive is top-notch and legitimate. Learn how to tell a valid school from a fake one


Best studying techniques & strategies

The medical assistant certification exam is chock full of hard-to-remember technical terms and medical jargon. Learn what to do to make learning a breeze


How to write a MA resume?

If you want to get a job as medical assistant, there is no way around an effective resume. Learn how to write it and see some best-practice examples


Medical assistant job interview

A job interview is probably the most critical moment in your job-hunting process. Learn how to effectively prepare yourself for a medical assistant interview