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Medical Assistant Technology

Medical assistants are multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians with the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care.  The following associate degree and short-term Technical certificates are housed within the Medical Assistant Technology program.

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Associate of Applied Science
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Medical assistants are multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians with the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care. The Medical Assistant Technology degree is designed to be completed in four (4) semesters on a full-time basis. The degree consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required, as well as a grade of C or higher in all degree courses. The student will be required to complete 210 hours of unpaid supervised practicum during their third semester of the program. Note: A Healthcare Professional CPR, Health Certificate, Immunizations, Student Health Insurance, and background check must be completed prior to enrolling in the practicum component of the curriculum. The graduate is eligible to sit for a national exam to become a credentialed medical assistant. View Full Program Details
One-year Technical Certificate
Medical assistants are multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians with the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care. This certificate is designed to be completed in three (3) semesters on a full-time basis. The certificate consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required, as well as a grade of C or higher in all certificate courses. The student will be required to complete 210 hours of unpaid supervised practicum during their third semester of the certificate. Note: Healthcare Professional CPR, health certificate, immunizations, student health insurance, and background check must be completed prior to enrolling in the practicum component of the curriculum. The graduate is eligible to sit for a national exam to become a credentialed medical assistant. View Full Program Details
Short-term Technical Certificate
Medical Scribes are individuals trained in medical documentation who assist a physician. They serve as part of the health care team, whose primary goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician. A Medical Scribe's position is highly dependent on the physician, physician group, and setting/hospital in which the scribe is employed. In addition, this certificate will prepare the student to become a *Certified Medical Scribe Apprentice (CMSA). View Full Program Details
Patient Access & Scheduling Coordinator Go to Program Details Display Program Description
The Patient Access & Scheduling Coordinator certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the medical facility environment performing scheduling, monitoring patient appointments, out-patient procedures, medical and office equipment maintenance, storing supplies and pharmaceuticals. The program is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of medical language and documentation. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required, as well as a grade of C or higher in all certificate courses. View Full Program Details
The Reimbursement Analyst short term certificate prepares students to work in a billing office for medical providers. The certificate will focus on preparing students to take the national certification examination to earn the credential Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) offered by the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). Students will be expected to complete a practicum experience to obtain this certificate, gaining work and hands-on medical billing skills. View Full Program Details
 
 

Important Information about Health Sciences Programs: The Health Sciences (HS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each HS program's webpage.
It is very important that you meet with an Academic Advisor by calling 937-512-3700, or visiting Building 10, Room 301, to make sure you are scheduling the correct classes for your program choices. They can also direct you to financial services for any information you require about finances.


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