Accreditation, Certification & Licensure


Wake Technical Community College’s Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( ) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775


Graduates of CAAHEP accredited medical assisting diploma program may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination, the CMA (AAMA) exam, to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and outpatient clinics.


American Association of Medical Assistants
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
312/899-1500 or 800/228-2262

Professional Licensure

Professional Licensure

Wake Technical Community College academic programs (credit and non-credit) that are designed to lead to professional licenses are either tied to the State of North Carolina or national certifications.

If you intend to pursue professional licenses outside the State of North Carolina once you have completed your academic program at Wake Technical Community College, please refer to the Professional Licensure Section on the college's distance education authorization page for additional information.