Medical Office Specialist Certificate Training

  • Learn to assist physicians by performing functions related to the administrative responsibilities of a medical office.
  • This program is designed to meet standards set by the Affordable Care Act
  • Teaches skills required by regional employers
  • Duties may include answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking in patients, documenting registration, insurance verification, collecting co-pays

Great Bay Community College, in partnership with Exeter Hospital/Core Physicians, developed a twelve-week Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate program of 240 hours of classroom instruction.

Program Details

National Certification

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) National exam.

Program Requirements:

  • Age 18 & older
  • High School Diploma, GED or HiSet
  • Completed Application
  • Interview

Program Schedule:   

  • 240 hours
  • 12 weeks
  • 20 hours per week

Curriculum Includes:

  • Medical terminology
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Customer service
  • Communication
  • Recording information in electronic medical records
  • Professional workplace behavior
  • Medical ethics

2022 Medical Office Specialist Dates

Dates to be determined.

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Information Sessions

Come to one of our Information Sessions to learn more about becoming a Medical Office Specialist.

Stay tuned for upcoming dates and times.

How to Apply

Email documents to

After we receive the above information, we will contact you to set up an interview.

Job Outlook 2012-2022

  • Employment of medical office specialists is projected to grow 15% from 2014 to 2024
  • The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages
  • As medical practices expand, physicians will hire more office specialists to perform routine administrative duties
  • The median annual wage for medical office professionals was $38,880 in May 2018

Source:  US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics


Learn more about the Medical Office Specialist Certificate Training program by contacting the Business and Training Center or by phone 603-427-7653.


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