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Certified Medical Assistant Credential

Credit Recommendations

  • Administrative Medical Skills: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Advanced Clinical Procedures: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Basic Life Support and First Aid: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Clinical Skills: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Fundamentals of Medical Assisting: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Medical Assisting Externship: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Medical Terminology: 2 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 

April 2010 through June 2015

Issuing Agency

American Association of Medical Assistants

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.