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Medical Assisting CAS

Certificate of Applied Study

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program is a one-year program that leads to a Certificate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting.  The program prepares students for a career in Medical Assisting and consists of classroom instruction; laboratory experiences to allow for further understanding and practice of learned skills, critical thinking and decision-making; and clinical experiences to allow students to practice and perfect the clinical skills learned.  Students who complete all courses are eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) and Certified EKG Technician (CET) certifications through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).   

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MATH 109E Applied College Math Enhanced OR

MATH 109 Applied College Math ..... 3-4 Credits

ENGL 101E English Composition Enhanced OR

ENGL 101 English Composition  .....  3-4 Credits

ALHL 110 Pharmacology ..... 3 Credits

ALHL 201 Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology ..... 4 Credits

ALHL 125 Clinical Office Skills ..... 3 Credits

Semester Total : 16-18; Credits Toward Degree: 16

ALHL 101 Phlebotomy and Lab ..... 4 Credits

ALHL 203 EKG/ECG Technician 4..... 4 Credits

ALHL 210 Clinical Skills II and Documentation ..... 3 Credits

ALHL 220 Medical Assiting Capstone Course ..... 3 Credits

Semester Total : 14