Thinking about a new career in health care?

Our 16-month Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting degree gives students the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a clinical setting. Combining the flexibility of online courses with the intimacy of face-to-face classes and hands on training, the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting program builds confidence and experience that meet the demands of health care providers.

Medical assistants are in high demand. Choosing to pursue an associate degree program not only allows you to break into this exciting field, but it also establishes a foundation for future career growth and educational pursuits. We believe the best way to see your future career is through scheduling a visit to come experience what we have to offer. We are here to answer all your questions and concerns as you plan your next career move.

Admissions Criteria

First-Time College Student

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Minimum cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.0 or a GED
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (ALONG WITH COMPLETED APPLICATION):

  • Official, sealed high school transcript/GED score
    • Transcripts can be emailed from the originating institution
    • Please note, high school seniors must submit their current transcript at time of application and final transcript after graduation.
    • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Educational Services for a course by course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA (www.wes.org).

Transfer Student/Second Degree Seeker

(Must be high school graduate with 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours of completed college coursework)

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum cumulative college GPA of at least a 2.0
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
  • ALL official, sealed college transcripts
    • Transcripts can be emailed from the originating institution
    • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Educational Services for a course by course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA (www.wes.org).

Course Breakdown

Semester 1

Course NameCredit Hours
ENG 101 - English Composition3
MAT 102 - Quantitative Math3
HCA 101 - Medical Terminology3
BIO 102 - Structure & Function of the Body4
FYE 102 - Learning Foundations2

Semester 2

Course NameCredit Hours
COM 112 - Prof. Communication & Behavior for the Medical Assisting Professional3
TECH 101 - Basic Technology Skills and Applications3
MA 100 - Pharmacology for the Medical Assisting Professional3
MA 102 - Legal and Ethical Issues for the Medical Assisting Professional2
MA 104 - Foundations for Clinical for the Medical Assisting Professional4

Semester 3

Course NameCredit Hours
MA 200 - Diagnostic Procedures for the Medical Assisting Professional4
MA 202 - Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assisting Professional3
MA 203 - Front Office Procedures for the Medical Assisting Professional3
MA 205 - Medical Coding and Reimbursement for the Medical Assisting Professional3
MA 207 - Safety and Emergency Procedures for the Medical Assisting Professional3

Semester 4

Course NameCredit Hours
MA 209 - Career Development Capstone for the Medical Assisting Professional5
Psychology or Sociology Elective3
Humanities Elective3
Open Elective3
Total60 Credit Hours
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