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Medical Assistant Program Requirements

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Program Requirements

There are three certificate options and an Associate Degree available:

  •  Administrative (only) Medical Assistant
  •  Clinical (only) Medical Assistant
  •  Administrative and Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Associate Degree in Medical Assisting

 

The requirements for all options are listed below:
 

Administrative Medical Assistant Certificate Program (22 Units)

  • ALD HTH 57 Introduction to computers in Health Occupations (1 unit)
  • ALD HTH 33 Medical Terminology (3 units)
  • HLTHOCC 51 Medical Office Microcomputer Management Applications (1 unit)
  • HLTHOCC 52 Medical Office Procedures I (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 53 Medical Office Procedures II (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 61 Medical Insurance (3 units)
  • HLTHOCC 55 Clinical Assisting Techniques I (4 units)
  • HTLHOCC 59 Medical Assisting Practicum (2 units)

 

Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate Program (31.5 Units)

  • ALD HTH 57 Introduction to computers in Health Occupations (1 unit)
  • ALD HTH 33 Medical Terminology (3 units)
  • HLTHOCC 51 Medical Office Microcomputer Management Applications (1 unit)
  • HLTHOCC 52 Medical Office Procedures I (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 54 Human Disease (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 55 Clinical Assisting Techniques I (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 56 Clinical Assisting Techniques II (4 units)
  • HTLHOCC 57 Medical Office Laboratory Procedures (3.5 units)
  • HLTHOCC 58 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants (2 units)
  • HLTHOCC 59 Medical Assisting Practicum (2 units)
  • HLTHOCC 60 Medical Assisting Internship (3 units)

 

Medical Assistant Certificate (Administrative & Clinical) Program (38.5 Units)

  • ALD HTH 57 Introduction to computers in Health Occupations (1 unit)
  • ALD HTH 33 Medical Terminology (3 units)
  • HLTHOCC 51 Medical Office Microcomputer Management Applications (1 unit)
  • HLTHOCC 52 Medical Office Procedures I (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 53 Medical Office Procedures II (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 61 Medical Insurance (3 units)
  • HLTHOCC 54 Human Disease (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 55 Clinical Assisting Techniques I (4 units)
  • HLTHOCC 56 Clinical Assisting Techniques II (4 units)
  • HTLHOCC 57 Medical Office Laboratory Procedures (3.5 units)
  • HLTHOCC 58 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants (2 units)
  • HLTHOCC 59 Medical Assisting Practicum (2 units)
  • HLTHOCC 60 Medical Assisting Internship (3 units)

 

Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (60 units)
Students wishing to earn an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting must successfully complete the Medical Assistant Certificate (Administrative and Clinical) and must satisfy the Plan B General Education requirements for a minimum of 60 units as listed in the Course Catalog and Schedule of Classes.