Overview

The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled healthcare professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.

What You'll Learn

Coursework includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, handling billing and collections and understanding computer operations; covers assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, understanding electrocardiography and performing supervised medication administration; and examines ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs are eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.

Only letter grades of “C” or higher in non-medical assisting courses and grades of “B” or higher in medical assisting (MED) courses will count toward completion of the Medical Assisting degree or diploma.

The Medical Assisting program has a selective admissions process.
For detailed information about the program, please contact Health Sciences Advising.
The Medical Assisting program has a selective admissions process.

For detailed information about the program, please contact Health Sciences Advising.

Medical Assisting

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