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American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

The American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) was established in 2010 with a vision of enhancing the allied healthcare industry by providing national certification exams that validate the knowledge and expertise of professionals in this field. The AMCA collaborates and actively participates in the allied healthcare industry to serve as a support network for allied healthcare professionals. The AMCA has maintained membership in various organizations to strengthen its ties to the industry. 

The AMCA is committed to bringing the value of certification to the forefront for its test sites and candidates. It is AMCA's mission to deliver high-quality certifications combined with superior customer service.  AMCA has partnered with over 970 test sites in 44 states and 13 countries

The AMCA continues to provide FREE study materials and practice tests, FREE job placement assistance, FREE instructor testing, along with comprehensive reporting and our top-quality customer service.    

For more information, please visit the AMCA website.
Certifications include, but are not limited to those below. Please visit AMC Certifications for other available certifications.

  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC)
  • Dental Support Technician Certification (DSTC)
  • EKG Technician Certification (ETC)
  • Medical Assistant Certification (MAC)
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC)

AMCA Schedule

Make an online appointment

Medical Testing M, T, W, R
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
F 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: Request a remote test. Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Hours of Operation.

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications

Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive or assistive technology
  • Note takers
  • and more

An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.

Instructions for Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

  1. Candidate presents documentation to ACCESS department.
  2. ACCESS department intakes documentation.
  3. Accommodations are determined.
  4. ACCESS department informs Testing Center about candidate's accommodations.
  5. Candidate contacts Testing Center to schedule the test with accommodations.
  6. Testing Center plans for accommodated testing needs.
  7. Candidate tests.

MDC administers AMCA testing at:

Medical Testing
950 NW 20 Street
Room 1303
Miami, FL 33127
Medical Map
(305) 237-4275
(305) 237-4347

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