Associate of Science in Medical Assistant

Degree Program

Associate of Science in Medical Assistant program prepares students for positions dealing with administrative and clinical duties in a physician’s office or other outpatient care settings. This program provides the leadership and organizational skills necessary to effectively manage change, quality, productivity, and diversity in clinical or outpatient care facilities. Administrative duties may include patient scheduling, receptionist duties, medical record management, medical transcription, office correspondence, medical insurance procedures, and office accounts, fees, and collections.

Clinical duties may include interviewing and teaching patients, taking vital signs, preparing patients for examination and assisting the physician during the exam, performing routine laboratory testing, sterilizing instruments and equipment, and administering medications. A medical assistant with sufficient training and experience may become responsible for office management. Since this program is offered online, it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the healthcare fields upgrade their skills and knowledge.

This distance education provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

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“ There is a lot of hands-on training at Advanced College and the academic activities are structured in such a way that I was able to manage my time and complete my program. The people at Advanced College have the success of their students foremost in their minds. ”

Myra M.

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Courses in this program include:

Catalog No.Classes ListingLecture HoursLab HoursTotal Hours/ Credit

CS 115

Introduction to Computers and Application (Online)  

45

45

90

BIO 100/110

Medical Administrative Aspects(Online)                                         Anatomy & Physiology (Online)

45

45

90

BIO 120/130

Medical Billing                       Medical Insurance Coding

45

45

90

BIO 150

Medical Office Software

20

20

40

BIO 190

Pharmacology

20

20

40

BIO 400/430

Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics/Patient Care

45

45

90

BIO 410

CPR & First Aid

20

20

40

BIO 420

Medical Professional Issues

20

20

40

EPH 300

Employment Preparation for Allied Health Programs

50

50

100

BIO 200

Externship

 

 

100

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net

Medical Assistant

 

 

 

O* Net Occupational Titles

 

31-9092.00

 

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9092.00.

 

 

 

 

Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Doctors Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant,Clinical Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician,Optometric Technician, Outpatient Surgery Assistant

 

 

 

On-Time Completion Rate

73%

 

 

Placement Rates (2013)

70%

 

 

Median Loan Debt

 

 

 

* Title IV HEA Programs

7491

 

 

* Private Loans

0

 

 

Current Estimated Tuition & Fees

$14,708