Medical Assistant, Associate of Applied Science
Our Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree program has been designed to equip students with the skills they need to advance beyond the technical and practical aspects of healthcare. We will help you build a broad theoretical background from which you may draw to access, analyze, and apply critical reasoning to your work as a healthcare professional. Students in this program will receive training in a variety of skills, including obtaining vital signs, patient history, electrocardiograms (EKGs), drawing blood (phlebotomy), utilizing electronic medical records (EMR), and assisting providers with various specialty examinations.
Graduates of SLCHC’s Medical Assistant program may confidently seek employment opportunities in physicians’ offices, hospitals, managed care organization, home care agencies, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, insurance companies, management, and specialization in research and education.
RMA (AMT) Certification
Upon successful completion of the Medical Assistant program, graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to apply for approval to take a Registered Medical Assistant examination to become a Registered Medical Assistant.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm
Medical Assistant Application
|BI103||Human Biology Theory||60||4|
|BI103L||Human Biology Lab||30||1|
|MA100||MA Medical Office Procedures||45||3|
|MA101||MA Fundamental Skills I Theory||45||3|
|MA101L||MA Fundamental Skills I Lab||30||1|
|MA102||MA Fundamental Skills II Theory||45||3|
|MA102L||MA Fundamental Skills II Lab||30||1|
|MA250||Medical Assistant Externship||160||3|
|ENG101||English Composition I||45||3|
|PH202||Human Pathology and Pharmacology Concepts||45||3|
|HM306||Legal Aspects of Medical Records||45||3|
|HM201||Electronic Health Records Theory||45||3|
|HM201L||Electronic Health Records Lab||30||1|
|PA204||Medical Billing Procedures Theory||45||3|
|PA204L||Medical Billing Procedures Lab||30||1|