The purpose of this program is to prepare the student as a multi-skilled medical assistant. This is done through the acquisition of the knowledge and skills that are necessary to work in clinical and administrative settings at hospitals, clinics, medical Labs, diagnostic centers, and doctor’s offices. In addition, the program offers options for entry-level positions such as front office procedures, back office procedures, and back office procedures. Students will be able to apply for the American Registry for Medical Assistants (ARMA) registry.

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 36 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required Courses: (36 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamental of Oral Communication
    3
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • BSC 1081
    Basic Anatomy and Physiology
    3
  • HSC 1531C
    Medical Terminology
    3
  • HSC 1230L
    Patient Care Procedures
    2
  • MEA 1659C
    Electronic Medical Record
    3
  • MEA 2226C
    Examining Room Procedure
    3
  • MEA 2265C
    Med. Lab. Procedure I
    3
  • MEA 2266 C
    Med. Lab. Procedure II
    3
  • MEA 2305
    Medical Office Procedures
    3
  • MEA 2335C
    Medical Insurance, Coding and Billing
    3

BLS, OSHA, HIV, HIPPA seminars completion are required for graduation.
Students are required to complete 45 hours of clinical experience before graduation.
Medical Assistant students are required to wear uniforms at all times.
Attendance is mandatory for this program.

*General Education Component (see page 219)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.