General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated
General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated > Programs of Study > Medical Assisting > Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science Degree
Availability: Appalachian and North Metro campuses
Program Purpose: The Medical Assisting degree program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s medical offices. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. Program graduates will receive a Medical Assisting degree.
Program Length: A fulltime student who has successfully completed all pre-requisite courses with a C or better and who has been admitted into the Medical Assisting program can complete the Medical Assisting degree in three semester.
Admission Requirements: Students must meet all admission requirements of the college and have reached the age of 17. Students who intend to apply for the Medical Assisting program must enroll in the college’s Health Care Science Certificate program to complete degree level pre-requisite courses.
Admission into the Medical Assisting program is competitive, and the program does not maintain a waiting list. Please consult the appropriate Academic program on the college’s website for specific program admission information.
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Total Credit Hours: 70
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