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 Medical Assistant Certificate of Completion can be earned in one year.
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 Assistant: Admin Competencies 4 cr.
HEAL 1035 - Medical Assistant: Admin Compenties Lab 3 cr.
HEAL 1860 - Phlebotomy and Clinical Laboratory 2 cr.
HEAL 1600 - Medical Assistant: Clinical Competencies & Lab 6 cr.
HEAL 1700 - Medical Assistant Externship 4 cr.
HEAL 1110 - Introduction to Pharmacology 1 cr.
HEAL 1900 - Diseases of the Human Body 3 cr.
Printable Degree Plan: Medical Assistant - CC, Degree Sheet
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Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.
Apply to Utah State University.
Review and complete the appropriate 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 specialty offices, as well as some surgical outpatient clinics.
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