Pave the way to a career as a Medical Assistant.

Lifework Education and MedCerts have partnered to bring you high-quality online  certification programs.

The Medical Assistant program equips individuals with the essential skills needed to handle clinical and administrative responsibilities crucial for success in a healthcare setting.





A Certified Medical Assistant plays a vital role in the healthcare team, delivering patient care under the supervision of physicians and other licensed healthcare professionals. Our Medical Assistant training not only teaches clinical care but also covers essential medical administrative tasks.

Our comprehensive online program consists of four courses to complete your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant training: Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology, Professionalism in Allied Health, Clinical Medical Assisting, and Medical Office Procedures and Administration. These courses provide the necessary medical knowledge, front and back-office skills, and patient interaction techniques to effectively assist patients.

Upon finishing your Medical Assistant training, you will be eligible to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exams administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). MedCerts covers the cost of all exam fees.

With Medical Assistant training, potential career paths include roles such as Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Chiropractic Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Doctor's Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant, and more! Read more about where Medical Assistants work?



Course Costs

Total Course Tuition: $4,000

Monthly payment options as low as $346 also available. 

Covered Materials*:

  • Expert-led video based training
  • eBooks
  • Competency assessments
  • National Certification exam fee
*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.


Online Certification

Total Program Duration: 28 weeks

A classroom experience in an online setting.

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Enrollment Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Web Browser with internet connection

  • Course registration & payment

Required Courses:

  • Professionalism in Allied Health - 2 Weeks

  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology - 6 weeks

  • Medical Office Procedures and Administration - 6 weeks

  • Clinical Medical Assisting - 14 weeks

Total Program Duration - 28 Weeks

Learn more about Medical Assisting

Certified Clinical Medical Assistants are versatile allied healthcare professionals capable of administering medications, assisting with minor procedures, recording vital signs, obtaining medical histories, preparing patients and examination rooms, handling laboratory specimens, offering patient education, and performing other essential tasks. Due to their specialized skills and knowledge, individuals in this field can work in clinics, physicians' offices, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and specialist offices nationwide.


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Over 30 online career course options

In partnership with MedCerts, Lifework Education offers a wide variety of certification programs to prepare students for jobs in healthcare. These programs provide training for some of the most in-demand careers in the job market and are taught through innovative online learning techniques, like 3D animations and software simulations, to keep students engaged and invested.


Lifework is proud to offer our proprietary CPR and First Aid certification courses. We are also a national partner and Licensed Training Provider with the American Red Cross (ARC), and operate several American Heart Association (AHA) and Health and Safety Institute (HSI) Training Centers. All resuscitation courses follow the guidelines published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

We offer several professional training programs, including EMT, CNA, Caregiver, and phlebotomy, all of which are approved by the relevant state agencies. Currently, only the paramedic program is included under the ABHES grant of accreditation.

Lifework’s paramedic program is accredited by CAAHEP under the recommendation of CoAEMSP  and institutionally accredited in Peoria, Arizona, by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).