May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Assisting AAS Degree

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.

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 45

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:   AND  )
  • 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