Medical Assistant II Specialty: 64-69 credits
The Medical Assistant II specialty prepares students to work in either an in-patient or out-patient environment in positions that require an AAS degree. These include Medical Assistant, Doctor’s Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Clinical Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator.
This AAS degree is awarded to students who complete the AAS specialty requirements in addition to the Certificate of Completion (CC) in Medical Assistant I and Certificate of Achievement (CA) in Business Technology.
The courses are:
CC Medical Assistant I – 23 credits
Business 120 or Business Technology 161(3)
Business Technology 150 or Information & Computer Science 101 (3) Business Technology 193v(1), Biology 100 (3)
English 22 or 55 or 100 *(3)
Nursing 100 (6), 50 (4)
AAS Medical Assistant II – 26-31 credits
Accounting 124 or 201(3)
Business Technology 166(1), 170(3), 185(3), 189(3), 193v**(1-3), 292(3)
Pharmacology 106(3), English 100*(3), Social Science elective(3), General Education elective(3)
*If ENG 100 was used to satisfy the Medical Assistant I CC requirement, credits required for the Medical Assistant II AAS are reduced by three.
*Students are required to earn one credit of BUSN 193v for the Medical Assistant I CC and an additional one credit for the Medical Assistant II AAS degree. An optional two credits may be taken to satisfy a practicum requirement for students planning to work at Kaiser Permanente.