Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2026 Academic Catalog 
  
2024-2026 Academic Catalog

Medical Assistant, Certificate (MEDA.CERTC)

Location(s): Main Campus


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Certificate C in Medical Assistant program prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties, including patient intake and care, routine laboratory and minor procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. The program also includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, patient psychology and communications,medical office procedures, and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will have the skills to obtain an entry-level position in the medical assistant profession and sit for the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) examination administered by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Certificate = 49


Notes


* CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENT

English, Communications, Mathematics & Statistics, Natural & Physical Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Student Success, Social Responsibility & Diversity

** REQUIRED PROGRAM COURSE

*** PROGRAM ELECTIVE COURSE

Other courses are subject for approval with submission of Graduation Substitution form.