The Medical Assisting program at Carrington College comprises three educational areas: clinical, administrative and externship. Students enhance skills such as word-processing, keyboarding and communication while learning about the ethical and legal requirements of a medical
practice. The program, which culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or, at the Boise and California campuses, an Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting*, prepares students for national certification/credentialing exams the most recognized of which are the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential and the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential. Credential preparation varies by location.