Join the AAMA

Determine your membership category below and click on the Member Type to proceed:

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be one of the following: (1) A CMA (AAMA) holding current credential status and whose CMA (AAMA) credential has not been revoked as provided by the AAMA Certifying Board Disciplinary Standards and Procedures for the CMA (AAMA); (2) Anyone who was an active member on 12/31/87 and who has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, 2016 and receive membership through December 31, 2017.
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, 2016 and receive membership through December 31, 2017.
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, 2016 and receive membership through December 31, 2017.
Student - 1 Year A student member: (1) shall be enrolled in a medical assisting program accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools; (2) shall be limited to a one-time enrollment, selecting a one-year membership term. Join on or after September 1, 2016 and receive membership through December 31, 2017.
Student - 2 Years A student member: (1) shall be enrolled in a medical assisting program accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools; (2) shall be limited to a one-time enrollment, selecting a two-year membership term. Join on or after September 1, 2016 and receive membership through December 31, 2018.