Allied Health/ Medical Assistant Track - AAS

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.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework (Prerequisite) 3
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions (Prerequisite) 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I (Prerequisite) 3
HPRS 1304 Basic Health Profession Skills 3
MDCA 1213 Medical Terminology 2
MDCA 1205 Medical Law and Ethics 2
8
7
Semester 2
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
MDCA 1417 Procedures in a Clinical Setting 4
MDCA 1409 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants 4
MDCA 1352 Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 3
14
Semester 3
MDCA 1310 Medical Assistant Interpersonal and Communication Skills 3
MDCA 1321 Administrative Procedures 3
MDCA 1372 Electronic Medical Record Documentation for Scribes 3
MDCA 1448 Pharmacology & Administration of Medications 4
13

YEAR 2

Semester 1
MDCA 1264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Medical/Clinical Assistant (# Capstone Course) 2
MDCA 1254 Medical Assisting Credentialing Exam Review 2
4
Semester 2
Elective Elective Math/Natural Science Elective 4
Elective Elective Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Elective Elective General Education Elective 4
Elective Elective General Education Elective 3
14
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
**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.

General Education Electives for Workforce Programs

**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.