Allied Health/Medical Assistant Track - AAS

The Associate of Applied Science-Allied Health Concentration is a career path for persons who have completed the following certificate programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology and Vocational Nursing. The 60 plus credit hour degrees for these programs are designed for health science professionals in these areas to meet continuing education goals and to attain possible promotion from entry-level to advanced level clinical posts.


Semester 1
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions (Prerequisite) 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I (Prerequisite) 3
MDCA 1409 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants 4
MDCA 1213 Medical Terminology 2
MDCA 1352 Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 3
MDCA 1417 Procedures in a Clinical Setting 4
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
Semester 2
ECRD 1211 Electrocardiography 2
MDCA 1321 Administrative Procedures 3
MDCA 1448 Pharmacology and Administration of Medications 4
MDCA 1310 Medical Assistant Interpersonal and Communication Skills 3
Semester 3
MDCA 1254 Medical Assisting Credentialing Exam Review 2
HPRS 1304 Basic Health Profession Skills 3
MDCA 1305 Medical Law and Ethics 3
MDCA 1264 Practicum - Medical Assistant - Capstone Course 2


Semester 1
Elective Elective General Education Elective 4
Elective Elective Math/Natural Science General Education Elective 4
Elective Elective Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Elective 3
Elective Elective Social/Behavioral Science General Education Elective 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
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**Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.