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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Administrative Medical Assistant (lor)


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Official Title of Letter of Recognition:  Administrative Medical Assistant, Letter of Recognition

Award: Letter of Recognition

Total Credit Hours: 8 credit hours after completion of prerequisites or equivalent.

Purpose: This short, three-course sequence is designed for persons who wish to prepare themselves for the administrative role in the medical office. Upon completion of this course of study, students will demonstrate ability in:

  • Filing medical insurance claims and writing accurate appeals.
  • Applying the principles of basic medical law to the daily operations of the medical office.
  • Applying office management principles to the daily operation of the office.
  • Managing the front office in a medical setting: preparing professional documents and patient scheduling.

Students completing the Administrative Medical Assistant Letter of Recognition from AACC are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.

Special Conditions


Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing finaid@aacc.edu or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Entrance/Admission Requirements


Entrance Requirements


  1. Eligibility for ENG 101  / ENG 101A  
  2. MDA 113 - Medical Terminology   3 credit hours

Degree/Award Requirements


Degree Requirements


Completion of the required courses with a grade of C or better.

Award Requirements


Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the letter of recognition after they complete the program requirements.

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