Professional Development

Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional

What does a Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional do?

Through the Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional career training, you will learn the combined skills of a medical scribe and medical assistant, preparing yourself to stand out with clinical expertise. These specialists work alongside physicians assisting with minor procedures and taking notes as well as interacting with patients.

Where Can You Work?

Typically, a Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional works in various healthcare settings including hospitals, physician’s practices, and many other places.


34 Weeks


Training Materials Provided



Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional


Healthcare employment is projected to grow by 13% from 2021 to 2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means that over the next decade there will be nearly 2 million new positions available for those interested in healthcare.

Skills Learned

Upon completion of this training, you’ll be able to:

  • Comply with relevant laws and ethics, the Omnibus Rule, HIPAA, and HITECH
  • Demonstrate clinical care skills related to patient preparation, measurement of vital signs, assisting the physician, and performance of specimen collection and testing
  • Discuss patient scheduling and related tasks for provider scheduling, intake procedures and preparation of records
  • Understand laboratory testing and pharmacology as applicable to EHR
  • Explain how medical coding plays a role in and impacts the clinic workflow and revenue cycle
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the soft skill expectations of an allied healthcare professional

Courses - 34 Weeks

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Allied Healthcare Professional Job Possibilities

Medical Scribe


$27,300 – $33,150

Clinical Medical Assistant


$24,000 – $46,000

Medical Office Assistant


$21,000 – $42,000

Certification Information

Upon completing your training, you’ll be qualified to earn 3 different certifications including the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Certification by the National Healthcareer Association and the Apprentice Medical Scribe Professional (AMSP) by the American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group.



Certified Clinical
Medical Assistant

The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification can help you stand out in the world of medical assistants and allows you to join the workforce with an advantage.


Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate helps you gain the skills to provide administrative support in a medical setting. Demonstrate your expertise in the field and become qualified for a number of administrative duties, as well as direct contact with patients in clinical settings.


Apprentice Medical Scribe Professional

The AMSP credential showcases a student’s knowledge, skill, and ability to work as a medical scribe efficiently. Students must possess less than 200 hours of documented front-line, on-the-job medical scribe experience in order to sit for the exam.

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Payment Options

Credit Card

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option.


Short-term Loan

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds.

Program Comparison

Emerge Education
Community College
Program & Tuition Cost
$4,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
3–6 months
24–48 months
Schedule Flexibility
On-demand 24/7
Set class schedule
Travel Requirements
None: 100% online
On-campus classrooms
Student Support
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Career Coaching
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures

Meet Your Training Specialist

Lauren Holubec is your Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Lauren to learn more about the program and how to achieve your career goals. If you are a manager interested in group enrollment, please contact Lauren directly so she can assist you with the enrollment process.


How long does it take to become a Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional?

You will complete the courses in this program over 34 weeks, making students job-ready in 9 months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Do these courses count for college credit?

No, these courses do not count for college credit

Is the Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Scribe Professional career training online?

Yes, our training program is fully online and asynchronous.