Associate in Occupational Studies Degree
Medical Assistant program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt to a challenging, ever changing work environment.
This curriculum is designed for student’s understanding in Human Anatomy and Physiology, terminology, which prepares the student to think, to make decisions, to interact effectively, and to accurately perform clinical duties under the direction of a physician and administrative skills needed in medical facilities.
Upon completion of the learning materials student will perform competencies during an internship to employment. Graduates of this program will be eligible to complete the national certification examination.
Curriculum 101.7 credit hours
Normal program length: 18 months (day) 24 months (night)
|Course No.||Subject Title||Credit Hours|
|CED-303||Job Readiness Resumes||2.4|
|CED-304||Job Readiness Interviews||2.4|
|CPT-101||Introduction to Computers||2.1|
|ENG-204||Business English I||2.4|
|ENG-205||Business English II||2.4|
|MED-100||Medical Science IA||2.4|
|MED-101||Medical Science IB||2.4|
|MED-200||Medical Science IIA||2.4|
|MED-201||Medical Science IIB||2.4|
|MED-301||Medical Office Procedures||4.8|
|MED-302||Electronic Medical Records||3.0|
|MED-650||Clinicals V – Capstone||3.6|
|MGT-101||Management, A Practical Introduction||4.8|
|General Education Courses||19.2|
Students may substitute courses that meet the career objectives with the approval of the Dean of Academics.
Program revision and modification disclaimer: In an effort to maintain up-to-date curriculum and coursework, the institution will revise program content on an ongoing basis. These changes include but are not limited to: entire programs or courses and content within a course. These improvements ultimately serve the student, ensuring our programs are current and in line with the needs of the professional community.