Graduates of the medical assisting program can secure employment in medical offices or ambulatory clinics. In the State of Maine, medical assistants work under the direction of health care providers. Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assisting Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) http://www.aama-ntl.org/ national certification exam.
The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.
Graduates of the Medical Assisting program at Northern Maine Community College are satisfied with the education that they received at Northern Maine Community College, as there is an average of 83.33% placement rate and an 85% credentialing exam pass rate over the past five years.