Associate Degree in Medical Assisting Courses

Medical Assisting curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 21 credits in general education courses.

Non-major core requirements

HSC 105 is included in the 60 credits needed for graduation.

BIO 101 Concepts in Human Biology 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3


Core requirements: 30 credits

First semester

MED 151* Medical Assisting: The Medical Office and Patient Care 3
MED 152* Medical Assisting: Diagnostic Procedures 3
MED 212 Pharmacology 3
MED 115 Introduction to Medical Insurance and Coding 3

Second semester

MED 153* Medical Assisting: Laboratory Procedures 3
MED 250 Medical Office Management 3
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics 3

Third semester

MED 299* Medical Assisting Internship 3
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
General Education Elective 3

* Sequence of courses cannot be changed

Associate degree

To be completed after or during certificate or by transfer credit:

General education core: 15 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
CAP 115 Learning and Working Through Digital Technologies 3
MATH 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, HUM) 3

Electives: 12 credits

HSC 1XX Elective 3
OPEN Electives 9

Total credits: 


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Course sections noted with an ‘H’ are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an ‘O’ are delivered in an online format.

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