The purpose of recertification is to prove competency and growth in the specialty areas as well as the basic category. All California Certified Medical Assistants must recertify every five years in order to maintain their active status. Recertification may be achieved by retaking the examination or by accumulating 60 continuing education units (CEUs).

Option 1
Recertify by Taking the Exam
Option 2
Recertify Using CEU Credits

Applicant Handbook

The CCBMA Applicant Handbook provides more information about recertification, policies, resources and more.