Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Program Details

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate program qualifies students for entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, or physicians’ offices. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for the CMAA national certification exam. The cost of tuition, fees, books & materials, and exam fees will be covered through the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan.

Applications are closed for Fall 2023. Pre-registration for Spring 2024 will open soon.

Please complete the form below to indicate your interest in enrolling in a future program. When more details are available and registration opens, new information will be included on our website, shared on our various social media platforms, and sent directly to those who submit an interest form below.

Any questions can be directed to workforce@emcc.edu.

Application/Enrollment Requirements:

  • 18 years of age by the start of the course
  • Maine State Resident
  • Copy of high school transcript or equivalent completion certificate.
  • Required immunizations: See Immunization History Form

Financial Assistance

Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Courtney Pollock.  Email: Courtney.Pollock@Maine.gov; Phone: 207-200-1274; HOPE Program’s general line: 207-624-4107; or find application at: www.maine.gov/dhhs/ofi/programs-services/hope