Medical Assisting

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Medical Assisting program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s medical offices. The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Assisting diploma.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
ALHS 1011 Structure & Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Med Term/Allied Health Sciences 2
MAST 1010 Legal & Ethic Concerns/Med Office 2
MAST 1030 Pharmacology in the Med Office 4
MAST 1060 Medical Office Procedures 4
MAST 1080 Medical Assisting Skills I 4
MAST 1090 Medical Assisting Skills II 4
MAST 1100 Medical Insurance Management 2
MAST 1110 Administrative Practice Manage 3
MAST 1170 Medical Assisting Externship 6
MAST 1180 Medical Assisting Seminar 3
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3