Medical assistants work with physicians and other healthcare providers, contributing support services in the office or laboratory.
For specific course requirements see Program Planners (scroll to the Program you are interested in)
Prerequisites include MATH 078/079 or higher and ENGL 100 or higher, both with a grade of C or better. Students must also pass a BTEC keyboarding exam or complete BTEC 101 with a grade of C or better.
Work closely with your program advisor to plan your quarterly schedule, as MEDA classes are offered just once yearly and must be taken in sequence. Students may take other required courses out of sequence as long as prerequisites are met.
No person found guilty of a felony is eligible to take the certification examination without a waiver from the AAMA certifying board.
Medical Assisting Degree
- Associate in Applied Science
Medical Assisting Certificate