Associate of Science Degree (Online)*
Length of Program: 16 Months
The Medical Assisting Associate of Science Degree program provides students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and clinical skills necessary for employment in a clinic or physician’s office. Throughout the Medical Assisting Program students are introduced to a vast knowledge base required in the areas of anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, medical front office procedures, x-ray, electrocardiography, pharmacology and laboratory procedures. The program includes a balance of instruction that encompasses general education courses in communications, sciences, mathematics and technology. Students are given the tools to function successfully in an entry level position as a Medical Assistant.
* Students will complete a laboratory and externship component at a clinical site
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 16 percent from 2008 to 2018.”
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