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.
See Medical Assisting program outcomes as assessed by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.
Diploma Course and Hour Requirements: 48 Semester Hours Credit
DEVELOPMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098, DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, ACA 085
PREREQUISITE: CIS 110