Associate of Science in Medical Assistant Technology

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Program Overview

Start your career at the crossroads of healthcare and technology with a degree in Medical Assistant Technology. Gain the clinical knowledge and administrative skills you need to succeed in this essential field in as little as two years.

Learning Outcomes

The Associate of Science in Medical Assistant Technology program, which consists of 75 credits, prepares the student for entry-level employment as a medical assisting technologist in administrative and clinical settings, including hospitals, clinics, medical labs, diagnostic centers and medical offices. This program will also prepare you for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exams and the National Certification Exam of Phlebotomy.

Course Overview

Communications (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*
3SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Humanities (3 Credits)

Behavioral/Social Science (3 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MAC 1105College Algebra I*

Computers (4 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
SLS 1501College Study Skills

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4BSC 1020CHuman Biology
3HSC 1000CIntroduction to Health Care
3HSC 1531CMedical Terminology
4BSC 1085CAnatomy and Physiology I
4BSC 1086CAnatomy and Physiology II
2HSC 1230LPatient Care Procedures
2ENC 2200Business Communications
3MEA 2304CMedical Office Management
3MEA 2305CMedical Office Procedures
3MEA 2335CMedical Insurance Coding & Billing
2MED 180
3MEA 2226CExamining Room Procedures
3MEA 2265CLab. Procedures I
3MEA 2266CLab. Procedures II
4MEA 2258Radiology for Medical Assisting
3MEA 2803Clinical Externship

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MEA 2321CMedical Filling
3CGS 1510Spreadsheet Applications
3HSC 2577Principles of Nutrition for Health Care
3CGS 1500cWord Processing
3MEA 2206CClinical Procedures
3HSC 2149CGeneral Pharmacology for Health Professions
3MEA 2315CMedical Transcription
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms. All students must have liability insurance in order to participate in the clinical rotations.
  • All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.
  • Students must complete 180 hours of clinical practice.
  • This program is not designed for transfer to a senior institution.