Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission
Official Title of Major: Medical Assisting, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: 60
Learn more about the Medical Assisting Degree program
Purpose: Prepares students for employment in physicians’ offices, hospital administrative offices, clinics, medical departments of industry and government and wherever basic office and clinical skills are required. Graduates are eligible to sit for certification examinations given by the American Association of Medical Assistants to become a Certified Medical Assistant, the American Medical Technologists to earn a Registered Medical Assistant Certification, and the National Healthcareer Association exam for Certified Medical Assistants and/or Medical Administrative Assistants. Persons who already are employed in this field may enroll in this program for career development.
Additional Program Requirements
All medical assisting program students must receive a minimum grade of C in each medical assisting and general education course. Students who receive a final grade below C in any medical assisting course will be awarded a grade of F in that course.
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Carolyn Duncan
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
|(*) Students must be admitted into the Medical Assisting major to take certain MDA courses.