Medical Assistant Diploma Courses

Program Details
Award Diploma
Credits 47
Program Start Fall, Spring

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 0 — Prerequisites
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Minimum C grade required.
4 $859.00
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions
Minimum C- grade required.
Must be completed at Hawkeye Community College
2 $420.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology
Minimum C- grade required.
2 $420.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology
Minimum C- grade required.
3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication -OR-
Minimum C- grade required.
3 $630.00
ENG-105 Composition I
Minimum C- grade required.
3 $630.00
Total Credits 14
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $2,959.00

Term 1
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 $898.00
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I 3 $633.00
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I 4 $1241.00
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I 3 $639.00
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2 $420.00
Total Credits 16
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,831.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $471.00

Term 2
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II 3 $630.00
MAP-230 Medical Laboratory Procedures II 4 $1159.00
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II 3 $1034.00
MAP-512 Medical Assisting Pharmacology 2 $420.00
Total Credits 12
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,243.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $723.00

Term 3
MAP-841 Medical Assisting Capstone 2 $420.00
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum 3 $853.00
Total Credits 5
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $1,273.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $223.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.
  • Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Program Director / Faculty Advisor

Holly Berebitsky
Tama Hall 123
319-296-2329 ext.1585
Email Holly Berebitsky

Academic/College Success Advisor

Vic Palmer
Tama Hall 105i
319-296-4014 ext.1481
Email Vic Palmer
Schedule an appointment with Vic Palmer

Administrative Assistant

Tama Hall 110
319-296-4010

Dean

Science and Health Sciences

Troy Moran, Ed. D
Tama Hall 110B
319-296-4457
Email Troy Moran

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