MEDICAL ASSISTANT
(Diploma)

3 Semester Program
4 Semester Program

The objective of the Medial Assistant Diploma program is to prepare the student for employment in the dual (clinical/clerical) role of a Medical Assistant. To enable the student to become a valuable asset to the allied-health team in a health facility. To encourage the student to be constantly aware of the importance of continuing their education on a daily basis for the safety and welfare of their patients. To prepare the student for entry-level employment in these and other positions: Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Clinical Technician, Orderly, Medical Secretary, Medical Data Entry Specialist, Records/Insurance Clerk, and Medical Office Business Manager.

Medical Assistants qualify to take the Phlebotomy Registry (AMT), EKG Certification (NAHP), and hold certifications in First Aid and CPR. Each credit accepted for full credit towards the Associate Degree in Medical Assistant.

TO EARN A DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT, THE FOLLOWING COURSES* ARE REQUIRED:

• Medical Terminology **
• Medical Theory I **
• Medical Theory II **
• Medical Theory III **
• Medical Lab I **
• Medical Lab II **
• Medical Lab III **
• Medical Office Procedures/ Electronic Health Records**
• Computerized Medical Office Procedures**
• Computer Fundamentals
• Comprehensive Clinical Procedures and Pharmacology
• Basic Medical Calculations
• Career Development

*DOES NOT INDICATE THE ORDER IN WHICH THESE COURSES WILL BE OFFERED.

**CORE CLASS FOR THIS PROGRAM.

† THIS COURSE OUTLINE CONTAINS ONLY THE SUGGESTED SEQUENCE OF COURSE WORK.

EACH CREDIT IS ACCEPTED FOR FULL CREDFIT TOWARDS THE ASSOCIATE DEGEREE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT

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This course outline contains only the suggested sequence of coursework. Courses scheduled are dependent upon placement test results.
Diploma Medical Assistant
Gainful Employment Disclosure
OPEID-O30790 CIP CODE 51.0801 CREDENTIAL LEVEL 01

Occupation (SOC Codes) 31-9092.00  43-6013.00   43-4171.00

29-2071.00       29-2012.00       31-9094.00
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Courses  Required
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
DIPLOMA

(3 Semesters)
Gainful Employment Information
825 Clock Hours / 45 Weeks / 33.5 Credit Hours
Course# Course Description Clock Hrs. Credit Hrs.
First Semester
MED 110 Medical Terminology 60 2.5
MDT 111 Medical Theory I 75 3.5
MDL 111 Medical Lab I 75 2.5
CPF 110 Computer Fundamentals 60 2.5
  Total 270 11
Second Semester
MDT 122 Medical Theory II 75 3.5
MDL 122 Medical Lab II 75 2.5
BMC 110 Basic Medical Calculations 60 2.5
MOP 112 Medical Office Procedures/
Electronic Health Records
75 3.0
  Total 285 11.5
Third Semester
MDT 233 Medical Theory III 75 3.5
MDL 233 Medical Lab III 75 2.5
COP 203 Computerized Medical Office Procedures 60 2.5
CCP 243 Comprehensive Clinical Procedures and Pharmacology 60 2.5
CDE 095 Career Development 10 0
  Total 270 11
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
DIPLOMA
(4 Semesters)
Gainful Employment Information
825 Clock Hours / 60 Weeks / 33.5 Credit Hours
Course# Course Description Clock Hrs. Credit Hrs.
First Semester
MED 110 Medical Terminology 60 2.5
BMC 110 Basic Medical Calculations 60 2.5
CPF 110 Computer Fundamentals 60 2.5
  Total 180 7.5
Second Semester
MDT 111 Medical Theory I 75 3.5
MDL 111 Medical Lab I 75 2.5
MOP 112 Medical Office Procedures/
Electronic Health Records
75 3.0
  Total 225 9.0
Third Semester
MDT 122 Medical Theory II 75 3.5
MDL 122 Medical Lab II 75 2.5
COP 203 Computerized Medical Office Procedures 60 2.5
  Total 210 8.5
Forth Semester
MDT 233 Medical Theory III 75 3.5
MDL 233 Medical Lab III 75 2.5
CCP 243 Comprehensive Clinical Procedures & Pharmacology 60 2.5
CDE 095 Career Development 10 0
  Total 210 8.5