Education Resources - Medical Assistant Careers

US Department of Labor -- Provides information and labor statistics for Medical Assistant Careers. Includes: nature of work, working conditions, employment, training, advancement, and earnings information.

The American Association of Medical Assistants - The mission of the American Association of Medical Assistants is to enable medical assisting professionals to enhance and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and professionalism required by employers and patients; protect medical assistants' right to practice; and promote effective, efficient health care delivery through optimal use of multiskilled Certified Medcal Assistants (CMAs).

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools - The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. ABHES accredits postsecondary institutions specializing in allied health education and specialized programs for medical assistants in the private sector and medical laboratory technicians in the public and private sectors.

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology - Provides information about career opportunities, training programs, and the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant exam.