Upon completion of this program the student will possess the knowledge and skills necessary for successful transition into an entry-level position as a Medical Assistant. Students are trained in both front and back office medical procedures that can be used in clinics, hospitals, or physician offices.
The program is 32 weeks long and consists of eight modules. The first seven modules are 80 hours each and are conducted in a classroom and laboratory environment on campus. Tests and/or quizzes are administered weekly during each didactic module. The eighth module is spent in an externship consisting of 160 hours of practical training at an approved externship site. There is no final exam for completion of the program.
|Course Number||Course Title||Clock Hours||Semester Credits|
|MA1110||The Professional Medical Assistant||80||4.0|
|MA1120||Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology||80||4.0|
|MA1130||Front Office Procedures||80||4.0|
|MA1140||Administration of Medication||80||4.0|
|MA1150||Medical Billing and Coding||80||4.0|
|MA1160||Anatomy and Physiology I||80||4.0|
|MA1170||Anatomy and Physiology II||80||4.0|
This program prepares students for positions such as Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant.