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I just started my first semester of college in Montana. I am currently going for a CMA, but I was wondering if nursing would be a better way to go? It looks like a lot of people are not getting hired after they complete CMA schooling?!

Your Professional Title/Credentials: New College Student

Are You Still In School? Yes

Are You Working? Yes

Re: RN or CMA

i would change, not because ma re being hired but as a rn you'll have more job opportunities and a greater chance of being right out school.
better pay, many specialties to choice from if you want to advance. also as you still could in a dr.'s office.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: r.m.a.

Are You Still In School? no

Are You Working? no

Re: RN or CMA

I agree with mitch, because you are in the first semester. Chances are you will change your mind again before you are done.

Please be aware, the title you have chosen, RN or CMA, is very much like asking, Architect or Engineer. Architects and Engineers both plan to and assist in building stuff but their roles, education and program requirements are not the same.

Good luck

Your Professional Title/Credentials: CMA (AAMA)

Re: RN or CMA

Get your MA and use it to put yourself through school

Your Professional Title/Credentials: RMA/NREMT-B

Are You Still In School? No

Are You Working? Yes