The Associate Degree Track prepares the student for acceptance into the Medica Assistant program. The Medical Assistant program is a special admission program. After acceptance into the program, the director will change the program code to 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. Interested students should submit the Intent to Enroll form found on the website.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester