Medical Assistant A.A.S.

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Minimum Requirements for Medical Assistant A.A.S. Degree: 63 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.15
Medical Assistant Program Requirements
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F118Medical Law and Ethics2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider 10
HLTH F124Introduction to Medical Scribe Specialist2
HLTH F130Medical Office Technology3
HLTH F203Science of Nutrition3
HLTH F208Human Diseases3
HLTH F236Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement3
MA F100Medical Terminology3
MA F114Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (preferred)4
or BIOL F100X Human Biology
MA F142Clinical Procedures I4
MA F144Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant5
MA F244Clinical Procedures II4
MA F247Introduction to Pharmacology3
MA F268Medical Assisting Practicum4
or MA F261
and MA F267
Medical/Dental Office Reception Practicum
and Medical Assisting Practicum Completion
Approved HLTH, CIOS, ABUS, HUMS electives3
Total Credits63

Complete course or submit current first aid and CPR for the healthcare provider card.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • Pass 100% of the skills (competencies) with an 85% or above
  • 100% of the skills (competencies) will be taught, assessed and evaluated by the instructors
  • Possess the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a healthcare provider’s office or ambulatory care center
  • Sit for and pass the National Certification Examination for Medical Assistants CMA (AAMA)