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Professional Organizations

  1. American Association of Medical Assistants

    American Association of Medical Assistants

    The AAMA provides education, certification, credential acknowledgment, and networking opportunities to medical assistant professionals.


  2. American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants

    American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants

    The ASPMA works to promote, improve, sustain, and advance the practice of Podiatric medical assisting.


  3. American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants

    American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants

    The AAAA is a national organization that works to promote and advance the practice of Anesthesiologist assisting.


  4. American Dental Assistants Association

    American Dental Assistants Association

    The ADA is the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and patients. Founded in 1859, it's the world's oldest and largest dental organization.


  5. American Medical Technologists

    American Medical Technologists

    AMT is a non-profit professional association that represents more than 60,000 Allied Health professionals.


  6. American Association of Pathologists' Assistants

    American Association of Pathologists' Assistants

    The AAPA is a non-profit organization that promotes the highest education and professional standards of pathologists' assistants.


  7. American Academy of Physician Assistants

    American Academy of Physician Assistants

    The AAPA represents more than 86,500 certified physician assistants who work in all medical specialities across the United States.


  8. National Surgical Assistant Association

    National Surgical Assistant Association

    The NSAA is a professional organization that sets the educational standards for surgical assistants. It also confers numerous credentials, such as Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) certificate.


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  1. Volunteer Medical Assistant

    Volunteer Medical Assistant

    This opportunity is at the Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center of Atlanta.


  2. Medical Missions

    Medical Missions

    This organization advertises medical assistant mission trip opportunities to foreign countries, such as Haiti, Ecuador, Kenya, and Ghana.


  3. Project HOPE

    Project HOPE

    This organization accepts medical volunteers to work at sites around the world.


Licensure Information

  1. Graduate from an accredited medical assisting program.


  2. Pass a certification exam, such as the CMA exam from the American Association of Medical Assistants.


  3. Complete continuing education requirements every 60 months.


Medical Assistant Careers at a Glance

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Best States for Medical Assistant Careers

  Employment
in 2011
Average
Annual Salary
Average
Hourly Pay
California 82,280 $33,750 $16
Michigan 21,820 $28,410 $14
New Mexico 5,090 $28,220 $14