This course is an Online Asynchronous learning (self-guided) course.  Students have 24/7 access to their course to submit assignments. PCC recommends devoting 12 – 15 hours per week to your studies to ensure you complete by the scheduled end date. Students will have available access to their instructor via email, telephone or scheduled Zoom sessions should they need assistance.  The learning objectives outlined in the course brochure provide a map of the knowledge and skills you’ll gain as you complete each module.

1) Students must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency.
2) Computer skills are encouraged as this is an online course completed through Moodle LMS platform.  

  • View the  Course Brochure  to see the topics covered and learn industry facts as a Medical Administrative Assistant w/EHR Specialist.
  • This is a complex course. Please review the course brochure before registering.
February 28 – June 28, 2024
Registration Closes: Feb. 26 @ 12 p.m.
OnlineOnline – AsynchronousCLOSED
Opens April 2 @ 9 a.m.
June 5 – October 4, 2024
Registration Closes: June 3 @ 12 p.m.
OnlineOnline – AsynchronousLink opens April 2


  • *$180 – Registration
  • $78 – NHA CMAA Online Study Guide & Practice Exam
  • $75 – NHA CEHRS Online Study Guide & Practice Exam
  • $124.92 – Medical Assisting: Admin & Clinical, Booth 8th edition, Connect access card.
    Purchase link provided in Welcome email sent 1 day prior to start of the course.    
  • $125 – CMAA National Board Exam (optional)
  • $125 – CEHRS National Board Exam (optional)

*Scholarships are available for NC Residents (1 year or more) to cover registration fee only. Once you have registered for the course, the link to apply will be sent via email with your payment instructions.

For additional assistance, please contact Lori Watlington at or by phone at (336) 694-8080.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Students who successful pass the OST-2800-Medical Administrative Assistant w/EHR will receive credit for the following courses toward a degree in Medical Assisting. Students may contact Amy Newton, Coordinator Medical Assisting, for more information.
Crosswalk to Medical Assisting:
MED 121
MED 122
MED 118
OST 148
MED 130
MED 131