National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) Certification

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NCMA Exam Statistics

Below are the statistics on the NCMA Certification Exam from July 2019–July 2020:

Exams Administered: 7,019

Exam Pass Rate: 60%

Total NCMAs (NCCT) as 2020: 90,335

What Happens Once I’ve Passed the National Certified Medical Assistant Certification Exam?

Once a candidate passes the NCMA Certification Exam, they are awarded the NCMA credential, which is valid for five years. To maintain the NCMA credential, individuals must complete 14 hours of continuing education every year, with a minimum of two hours in each of the following categories: General, Administrative, and Clinical. Continuing education credits can be earned through a variety of educational activities, including attending conferences, completing online courses, and participating in professional development programs.

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