2020 Summer Trimester

Curriculum Overview

Academically rigorous classroom, lab and clinical learning, built on the following three categories:

  • Clinical: Anatomy and Physiology, Infection Control, Patient Intake and Documentation, Patient Preparation and Assisting the Provider, Nutrition, Collecting and Processing Specimens, Diagnostic Testing, Pharmacology, Emergency Management, Basic First Aid. 
  • Administrative: Medical Business Practices, Patient Medical Records, Scheduling Appointments, Medical Reception, Patient Navigator/Advocate, Practice Finances
  • General: Medical Terminology, Psychology, Communication, Professionalism, Medical Law / Regulatory Guidelines, Medical Ethics, Risk Management, Quality Assurance, and Safety

All graduates of the AAS in Medical Assisting degree program will be prepared for the wide range of clinical and administrative duties required in the clinical setting. Our goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting 

  • 60 trimester credits
  • Courses offered in variety of online, campus, and hybrid formats
  • Individualized full or part-time scheduling of classes