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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Examination

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What is the CMA exam?

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) examination is administered by the Certifying Board (CB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). A CMA credential must be recertified every 60 months through continuing education or re-examination.

Career outcomes

The CMA Exam certifies and awards a credential to medical assistants who pass the CMA (AAMA) Certification/Recertification Examination. A CMA credential may lead to better job prospects and higher salaries in the field of medical assisting.

Who is eligible?

Eligibility is determined through three categories:

CMA exam overview

The exam consists 200 multiple-choice questions administered in four 40-minute segments.

Topics covered in the CMA exam include:

For more information on the CMA exam, please visit the American Association of Medical Assistants.