The Associate in Applied Science in Medical Assistant prepares graduates for entry-level employment in a physician’s office or those capacities in which medical secretarial and/or basic clinical and laboratory training are required. The program curriculum will provide studies in Anatomy and Physiology, Communications, Medical Administrative Procedures, Medical Law and Ethics, Medical Transcription, and Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures. Also, a 240-hour Externship will be required in semester IV.
Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include medical office assistant, medical secretary or transcriptionist, in a single or group practice of physicians, hospital, or public health facility, and other capacities requiring medical secretarial, medical assisting and office management skills.
Medical Assistant Associate in Applied Science