Learn advanced skills in patient care and prepare to take exams for licensure.
Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.
Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Upon completion of this certificate, students are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam or the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam. Work as a Medical Assistant in physicians’ offices, medical centers, urgent care facilities, and outpatient clinics.
Program Requirements 2018-2019
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|HCA 103||Orientation to Pharmacology||3|
|HCA 119||Orientation to Human Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|MDA 120||Medical Assistant Profession||2|
|MDA 121||Medical Assistant Skills for Success||2|
|MDA 122||Medical Assistant Clinical Care||2|
|MDA 123||Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures||3|
|MDA 124||Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers||2|
|MDA 125||Orientation to ICD-10-CM and CPT Coding||3|
|MDA 127||Administrative Procedures for Medical Assistants||3|
|MDA 128||Medical Billing and Insurance for Medical Assistants||2|
|MDA 190A||Medical Assistant Front Office Externship||1|
|MDA 190B||Medical Assistant Back Office Externship||1|