CFCC 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Oct 17, 2021  
CFCC 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Medical Assisting A.A.S. (A45400)

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The Medical Assisting program is in the process of a CAAHEP/MAERB accreditation site visit scheduled for 10/11-10/12/2021. Results will be posted when received. 


The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.

Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.

Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.

General Education Requirements (15 credits)

Communications (6 credits)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)

Natural Science/Math (3 credits)

Major Requirements (34 credits)

Other Major Requirements (20 credits)

Computer Competency

Other Major Requirements (3 credits)

Total Credits: 68 SHC

Recommended Course Sequence

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