Academic Catalog Models
Medical Assistant (AAS.MAP)
Medical Assistants are health professionals specifically trained to work in medical offices. These multiskilled personnel perform administrative and clinical duties. Duties may include but are not limited to: billing and coding, maintaining medical records, completing basic clinical assessments, recording vital signs, preparing patients for examination, collecting blood specimens, performing basic laboratory tests, preparing and administering medications and assisting physicians with treatment and/or minor procedures.
1. Complete an Intent to Enroll for Lake Land College-Select "AAS.MAP.TRK" as the academic program. This will ensure you are assigned a medical assistant academic advisor. It will also generate a Laker email account; prospective students are expected to check this email account on a regular basis for correspondence. Follow the program checklist carefully for instructions about the application procedure.
2.Send high school and college transcripts to Admissions & Records Office. Contact the office at (217) 234-5434 to confirm receipt. If courses have been completed at another institution, be sure to request a "Transcript Evaluation" for AAS.MAP.TRK or "CRT.MAP.TRK" from Admissions & Records Office to ensure courses transfer.
Upon successful completion of the program students may apply for credentialing examination.
Medical Assistant program is a special admission program. Applications are due May 1 for Fall Admission. After admission into the program, applicants must pass a background check, physical exam, proof of immunizations, CPR and drug screen. There are additional costs associated with this program including books, uniforms, supplies and transportation to clinical facilities.
For more information regarding related occupations, graduation rates and program costs, visit the Gainful Employment information provided here.
Med Assist Pathophysiology I
Med Assist Skills I
Practical Software Application
Med Assist Pathophysiology II
Med Assist Skills II
Med Assist Pharmacology
Med Assist Seminar
Medical Office Procedures
Med Assist Externship