Medical Assistant - Associate in Applied Science Degree (0021) and Certificate (021A)

First Year

Medical Assistant Certificate (021A) is the fall/spring/summer course listing of the first year of the program

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MA 130 Medical Office Clinical Procedures I 2
MA 140 Medical Office Procedures 3.5
MA 142 MA Automation I 1.5
MA 145 Medical Law & Ethics 2
MA 150 Medical Pathology I 3
MA 170 Medical Lab Orientation I 2.5
MA 181 Cardiopulmonary Procedures 2
Total Semester Credits: 16.5

 

Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MA 135         Health Care & Patient Communications 2
MA 141 Medical Insurance & Coding 2
MA 143 Medical Assistant Automation II 2
MA 151 Medical Pathology II 4
MA 171 Medical Lab Orientation II 2
MA 180 Medical Office Clinical Procedures II 2
MA 182 Pharmacology and Administration Techniques 4
Total Semester Credits: 18

 

Summer Session
Course Number Course Description Credits
MA 195 Office Practicum 4
Total Semester Credits: 4

Required for AAS (0021) degree completion

Second Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ACCT 105
ACCT 110
Basic Accounting Procedures OR
Financial Accounting
3
MGMT 214 Principles of Management 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
BIOL 105 Human Biology 4
Total Semester Credits: 16

 

Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MGMT 213 Human Relations in the Workplace 3
MA 255 Medical Assistant Management Internship 3
SPCH 151
SPCH 155
Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication

3
  Human Relations Course* 3
  Approved Electives  2
Total Semester Credits: 14

*See College Catalog - Associate in Applied Science degree requirements for the most current list of human relations courses.

Prerequisites may be required for some courses. Refer to the Class Search link in eSTORM.