Medical Assisting Certificate Courses


Non-major core requirements: 6 credits

The following courses are not included in the 30 credits needed for graduation. All major core course requirements, HSC 105, and BIO 101 must be completed with a minimum grade of “C.”

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

Medical Assisting major core: 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

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* Sequence of courses cannot be changed

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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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