- Certificate of Achievement
- Program location:
- South Omaha Campus
One of the fastest growing healthcare occupations today is the medical assistant. Medical Assisting is a one-year certification program designed to give students the knowledge and skills to provide administrative and clinical support to healthcare employers, including hospitals, nursing, and residential care facilities and physicians offices.
|Total Credit Hours Required||95.5|
General Education Requirements - 25.5 Credit Hrs.
|ENGL 1010 English Composition I||4.5|
|ENGL 1210 Applied Communications||4.5|
|*ENGL 1010 should be taken by students seeking the Professional Health Studies Option|
|PSYC 1120 Human Growth and Development||4.5|
|MATH 1310 Intermediate Algebra||4.5|
|BIOS 2310 Human Anatomy and Physiology I||6.0|
|BIOS 2320 Human Anatomy and Physiology II||6.0|
*This program has special admission requirements. Contact Student Services for more information and to obtain a current admission information packet.
The Medical Assisting curriculum is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Major Requirements for Medical Assisting - 70.0 Credit Hrs.
|HIMS 1120 Medical Terminology I||4.5|
|HIMS 1130 Medical Terminology II||4.5|
|HIMS 1150 Introduction to Medical Law and Ethics||4.5|
|HIMS 2150 Not found||4.5|
|HIMS 2160 Not found||4.5|
|MDST 1010 Clinical Procedures I||6.0|
|MDST 1020 Administrative Procedures I||4.5|
|MDST 1030 Medical Disorders||3.5|
|MDST 2010 Clinical Procedures II||6.0|
|MDST 2020 Administrative Procedures II||4.5|
|MDST 2030 Laboratory Techniques||3.5|
|MDST 2980 MDST Externship||18.5|
|WORK 1400 Employability Skills||1.0|
Students who successfully complete the Medical Assisting program can earn the Professional Health Studies Associate Degree by fulfilling the additional 13.5 hours of general education requirements in addition to the 70.0 hours of program requirements already completed.