The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, medical transcription, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medical administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.
Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.
Degree Course and Hour Requirements: 73 Semester Hours Credit
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 110, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 160, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112
DEVELOPMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098, DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, ACA 085
PREREQUISITE: CIS 110