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Diploma in Medical Assisting

A medical assistant school in Georgetown, TX

Medical Assistant Certification School

National American University's Diploma in Medical Assisting program at its school in Georgetown, TX utilizes a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions, as well as a practicum following completion of required coursework, to prepare you for entry-level positions in ambulatory healthcare settings. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a healthcare provider. To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the undergraduate catalog.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (888) 628-8392 or visit the Georgetown campus page.

Georgetown Medical Assistant School
Georgetown Medical Assisting School
Georgetown Medical Assistant Program

Key Courses

  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Medical Record Management
  • Laboratory Techniques I
  • Laboratory Techniques II
  • Clinical Science Lab I
  • Clinical Science Lab II
  • Clinical Science Lab III
  • Medical Office Procedures

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

Graduates of the Medical Assisting Diploma Program are able to sit for the following exams:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (National Healthcare Association)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (American Medical Technologists)
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (National Center for Competency Testing)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (American Medical Certification Association)

The medical assisting programs offered at Albuquerque, Bellevue, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Georgetown, Independence, Indianapolis, Mesquite, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tulsa, Wichita (East), and Zona Rosa are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) on the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs can be contacted at 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.

Graduates of the accredited programs are eligible to sit for the CMA (AAMA) exam.

" I chose NAU because I was excited to see an educational opportunity in my own backyard and I was thrilled that I do not have to travel far. I can still work, go to school, and stay in my neighborhood was a huge plus for me. I like the idea of distance learning, so that I can study at my own place and in my own time. I feel like the faculty at NAU really care about their students. " Harmon Kruzie (Georgetown student)

Gainful Employment Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Georgetown, TX

National American University's Georgetown campus is located in the county seat of Williamson County, Texas and serves the central Texas region as well as online students from across the state. Opened in March 2011, the campus offers a blend of on- campus and online courses. With a prime location just off of Interstate 35 in the beautiful Wolf Ranch Town Center shopping area, Georgetown serves students of all ages and backgrounds. Featuring degree programs in a wide range of areas such as Business, Accounting, IT, Allied Health, and Criminal Justice, the campus offers the flexibility of blended programs that students want while still providing the personal, caring support that students need. Williamson County is one of the fastest growing in Texas, and the Georgetown campus and its staff are excited to be a true community partner dedicated to providing the educational foundation for continued growth.

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