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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Acceptance into the Medical Assisting program does not guarantee participation in a clinical or externship setting. A drug test, physical examination, and/or criminal background check may be a stipulation of the externship site where the work experience is to be completed. Failure to complete the drug test, physical examination, or criminal background check to the satisfaction of the externship site could prohibit the externship experience, thus, terminating the student from the program before graduation.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 17 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Only Regular Admission students are accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 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 1120 Human Diseases 3
MAST 1170 Medical Assisting Externship 6
MAST 1180 Medical Assisting Seminar 3
*54 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation