Medical Assistant: CC
Medical assisting is a fast growing profession that is versatile, interesting, and schedule friendly. Medical assistants have diversified skills that allow them to work in a variety of medical office settings. Many medical offices allow the medical assistant to work daytime hours and to have weekends and holidays off, while others may work evening hours allowing for flexibility in scheduling work hours to fit individual preferences.
The following courses must be completed prior to admittance into the program:
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose 3 cr.
STAT 1045 - Intro to Statistics with Elements of Algebra 5 cr.
-or- MATH 1050 - College Algebra 4 cr.
NURS 1000 - Nursing Assistant 5 cr.
HEAL 2020 - Emergency First Response 3 cr.
The following courses may be taken prior to admittance or concurrently:
Medical Assistant Courses
HEAL 1030 - Medical Assisting: Admin Competencies 4 cr.
HEAL 1600 - Medical Assisting: Clinical Competencies 6 cr.
HEAL 1860 - Phlebotomy and Clinical Laboratory 2 cr.
HEAL 1700 - Medical Assisting Externship 4 cr.
HEAL 2988 - Special Problems: Admin Competencies Lab 3 cr.
HEAL 2988 - Special Problems: Diseases of the Human 3 cr.
HEAL 2988 - Pharmacology 1 cr.
Printable Degree Plan: Medical Assistant - CC, Degree Sheet
Apply to Utah State University
Review and complete the Medical Assistant Application Packet
Meet placement requirements for Math and English.
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With a medical assistant certificate of completion, students may pursue the following careers:
- Medical Assistant
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- You can work as a Medical Assistant in a family practice, pediatric practice, urgent care, at offices that specialize in one body system, as well as some surgical outpatient clinics.
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