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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Medical Assistant

This Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant program is designed for graduates of the Charter College Certificate in Medical Assistant program who are medical assisting professionals and who hold a current national certification as a medical assistant (e.g., AAMA, NCCT, NHA, etc.).

Upon successful completion of the program (see Graduation Requirements section of the catalog), students could enhance an existing allied health career, as well as seek and obtain entry-level employment in a medical assistant-related field.

Program Highlights:

This degree program provides students with additional skills and expands their knowledge base in these subjects:

  • Health care systems
  • Electrocardiography
  • Phlebotomy and laboratory procedures
  • Billing and coding
  • Electronic health records
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Legal and ethical issues in health care
  • General education courses in mathematics, environmental science, communication, ethics and sociology

Program Length:

30 weeks*

Charter College offers a flexible year-round schedule. Classes enrolling now.

 

*Students must meet admissions requirements noted in the Catalog & Student Handbook.