Associate of Applied Science degree upon completion of additional courses
Entry time: Fall, Spring, Summer
This program will have significant changes to the plan of study beginning fall 2015. Students accepted for fall 2015 or later may contact the Allied Health office at 319-398-5566 to have general questions answered. The department staff will refer specific questions to the Medical Assisting program personnel. The new plan of study will be online by July 15, 2015.
| ADM-105 ||Intro to Keyboarding*||1|
| BCA-189 ||Microcomputer Literacy*||1|
| BIO-161 ||Basic Anatomy and Physiology*||3|
| HSC-107 ||Professionals in Health*||2|
| HSC-115 ||Medical Terminology*||4|
| HSC-210 ||Health Skills I*||1|
| MAP-123 ||Administrative Medical Office Procedures||3|
| MAP-142 ||Medical Insurance and Legalities||3|
| MAP-210 ||Medical Lab||3.5|
| MAP-260 ||Basic Electrocardiography||1|
| MAP-312 ||Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures||3|
| MAP-501 ||Math for Medications||1|
| MAP-513 ||Medical Assisting Pharmacology||3|
| MAP-618 ||Medical Assisting Externship++||7|
| PSY-111 ||Introduction to Psychology*||3|
| SPC-101 ||Fundamentals of Oral Communication*||3|
| COM-222 ||Communication for Health Care Professionals*||3|
|Associate of Applied Science Degree Courses|
| ENG-105 ||Composition I*||3|
| - - - - - - - ||Humanities elective*||3|
| - - - - - - - ||Social Sciences elective*||3|
| - - - - - - - ||Electives*||9|
Total Program Hours 60.5
Total credit hours for diploma program is 42.5. Total credits for the degree program is 60.5.
* Courses may be taken before beginning the program.
++ No program (MAP) courses may be taken with externship. Proof of compliance completion must be done prior to registration for externship.
NOTE: Minimum C- is required in all MAP courses, in addition to BIO-161, HSC-107, HSC-115 and HSC-210.
Accreditation: The Kirkwood Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs can be contacted at 727-210-2350, or
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756.