Associate Degree

Medical Assisting and Office Technician

Certificates of Achievement

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Certificate of Accomplishment

Medical Terminology

Associate in Science Degree Medical Assisting and Office Technician 34 Units

This is a two-year program leading to an Associate in Science Degree and/or a certificate of achievement in medical assisting and office technician. Clinical work experience is provided in cooperating healthcare facilities. Courses are transferable as electives.

An Associate in Science Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, which includes the major requirements and general education requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester – Fall

1 unit HHS-114 Introduction to Health Professions

3 units MEDIC-150 Medical Terminology I

3 units MEDIC-223 Life Skills for the Healthcare Student

4 units MEDIC-225 Practice Management and EHRs

1 unit BOT-200 Basic Keyboarding

2nd semester – Spring

3 units MEDIC-151 Medical Terminology II

4 units MEDIC-221 Practices, Procedures, and Specialties in Clinical
Medical Assisting

3 units MEDIC-224 Communication Skills for the Healthcare
Professional

Summer Session

1 unit MEDIC-218 Injection Procedures for the Healthcare
Professional

1 unit MEDIC-222 Medical Assisting and Nutrition, Pharmacology,
Drug Administration and Medical Emergencies

3rd semester – Fall

4 units MEDIC-226 Clinical Experience I

3 units MEDIC-210 Medical Law, Ethics and Economics

4th semester – Spring

3 units MEDIC-227 Clinical Experience II

Certificate of Achievement Medical Assisting and Office Technician …………..34 Units

A certificate of achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:
1st semester – Fall

1 unit HHS-114 Introduction to Health Professions

3 units MEDIC-150 Medical Terminology I

3 units MEDIC-223 Life Skills for the Healthcare Student

4 units MEDIC-225 Practice Management and EHRs

1 unit BOT-200 Basic Keyboarding

2nd semester – Spring

3 units MEDIC-151 Medical Terminology II

4 units MEDIC-221 Practices, Procedures, and Specialties in Clinical
Medical Assisting

3 units MEDIC-224 Communication Skills for the Healthcare
Professional

Summer Session

1 unit MEDIC-218 Injection Procedures for the Healthcare
Professional

1 unit MEDIC-222 Medical Assisting and Nutrition, Pharmacology, Drug Administration and Medical Emergencies

3rd semester – Fall

4 units MEDIC-226 Clinical Experience I

3 units MEDIC-210 Medical Law, Ethics and Economics

4th semester – Spring

3 units MEDIC-227 Clinical Experience II

Certificate of Achievement Health Navigator 16 Units

A certificate of achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Course required for the certificate:

1 unit HHS-114 Introduction to Health Care Roles and Responsibilities

3 units MEDIC-150 Medical Terminology I

2 units MEDIC-232 Health Navigator I

3 units MEDIC-224 Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional

3 units MEDIC-228 Fundamentals of Chronic Care Assisting

2 units MEDIC-233 Health Navigator II

2 units MEDIC-234 Emotional Intelligence

Certificate of Accomplishment Medical Terminology 6 units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the following courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units MEDIC-150 Medical Terminology I

3 units MEDIC-151 Medical Terminology II