Oct 24, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

Medical Assisting AAS Degree

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For more information please see the Medical Assisting Program Overview .


Graduates with a medical assisting associate of applied science degree will be prepared to perform front office (administrative) and back office (clinical) duties in a medical office or clinic. Advanced skills will be addressed

Note: This degree is available at Grand Island

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 45

Basic Achievement Requirements

All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements

All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required:   &  )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
    (Required:   OR   AND   OR  )
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)(Required:   OR PHED 1400 )
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)
     (Required:   OR  )

Subtotal: 15

Total Credits for AAS Degree: 60

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