To become a medical assistant (MA) in Missouri, you need to earn at least a high school diploma or GED. Beyond that, it is wise to look into a postsecondary program for MAs, since many employers prefer to hire MAs with advanced education. While Missouri does not require certification, doing so can greatly improve your prospects.
The Missouri Society of Medical Assistants doesn’t list specific duties or the scope of responsibility for MAs in the state, but you can expect to help doctors and nurses with clinical and administrative tasks.
Read on to find out more about online medical assistant certification in Missouri.