Join the AAMA

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Member Type Description
Active An active member shall be one of the following: (1) A CMA (AAMA) holding current credential status and whose CMA (AAMA) credential has not been revoked as provided by the AAMA Certifying Board Disciplinary Standards and Procedures for the CMA (AAMA); (2) Anyone who was an active member on 12/31/87 and who has maintained continuous active membership. Continuous active membership shall be defined as having dues postmarked or submitted electronically to the AAMA Executive Office by December 31 (the controlling time is that of sending, not that of receiving). Join on or after September 1, 2018 and receive membership through December 31, 2019.
Associate A medical assistant who is not yet a CMA (AAMA) and/or who does not fall under any other category. Join on or after September 1, 2018 and receive membership through December 31, 2019.
Affiliate A member who is not eligible for another category of membership, but is interested in the profession of medical assisting. Join on or after September 1, 2018 and receive membership through December 31, 2019.
Student - 1 Year A student member: a) After a two-year Student membership term, the member is then eligible only for either Associate membership or Active membership (if the member meets the Active membership requirements). b) After a one-year Student membership term, the member is eligible for a second year of Student membership as long as the member renews during the member’s one-year Student membership term. After the second-year of Student membership, the member is then eligible only for either Associate membership or Active membership (if the member meets the Active membership requirements). c) No member is eligible for more than a total of two consecutive years of Student membership. Join on or after September 1, 2018 and receive membership through December 31, 2019.
Student - 2 Years A student member: a) After a two-year Student membership term, the member is then eligible only for either Associate membership or Active membership (if the member meets the Active membership requirements). b) After a one-year Student membership term, the member is eligible for a second year of Student membership as long as the member renews during the member’s one-year Student membership term. After the second-year of Student membership, the member is then eligible only for either Associate membership or Active membership (if the member meets the Active membership requirements). c) No member is eligible for more than a total of two consecutive years of Student membership. Join on or after September 1, 2019 and receive membership through December 31, 2020.