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The diploma with a major in medical assistant will be awarded to students who successfully complete 32 credit hours in the major and 6 credit hours of general education courses (38 total credit hours). Required courses are listed in the diploma curriculum plans.

Medical Assistant Diploma - Fall Admission

Fall Course # Credit Hours
BIO 100** Medical Terminology 1
ENG 101* English Composition I 3
MED 105** Medical Assisting I 7
MED 112** Electronic Health Records 1
MED 115** Pathophysiology for Medical Assistants 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Course # Credit Hours
MED 121** Advanced Clerical Procedures 4
MED 125** Advanced Clinical Procedures 8
MED 130** Pharmacology for Medical Assistants 2
PSY 101* General Psychology 3
TOTAL 17
Summer Course # Credit Hours
MED 140** Medical Assistant Practicum 4
MED 145** Certification Examination Preparation 2
TOTAL 6
Total Diploma Hours 38

*General Education Course
** Major Course

Medical Assistant Diploma - Spring Admission

Spring Course # Credit Hours
BIO 100** Medical Terminology 1
MED 105** Medical Assisting I 7
MED 112** Electronic Health Records 1
MED 115** Pathophysiology for Medical Assistants 3
ENG 101* English Composition I 3
TOTAL 15
Fall Course # Credit Hours
MED 121** Advanced Clerical Procedures 4
MED 125** Advanced Clerical Procedures 8
MED 130** Pharmacology for Medical Assistants 2
PSY 101* General Psychology 3
TOTAL 17
5-Week Spring Session Course # Credit Hours
MED 140** Medical Assistant Practicum 4
MED 145** Certification Examination Preparation 2
TOTAL 6
Total Diploma Hours 38

*General Education Course
** Major Course

This degree is not intended for transfer.

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