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Medical Assistant Courses

Award: Diploma (Diploma)
Required number of credits: 46
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Prerequisites *
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4 $817.00
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions ** E 2 $402.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology O 2 $402.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology O E 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 14

* All prerequisites must be completed with a minimum grade of C and a minimum cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.50.

** Must be completed at Hawkeye Community College.

Semester 1 — Fall
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4 $849.00
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I E 3 $646.00
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I E 4 $843.00
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I E 3 $615.00
Total Credits 14

Semester 2 — Spring
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II 3 $603.00
MAP-230 Medical Laboratory Procedures II 4 $804.00
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II E 3 $973.00
PNN-207 Introduction to Pharmacology E 3 $658.00
Total Credits 13

Semester 3 — Summer
MAP-841 Medical Assisting Capstone 2 $402.00
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum E 3 $748.00
Total Credits 5

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Director

Holly Berebitsky
Grundy Hall 117
319-296-2329 ext.1585
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Pre-Health Program Advisor

Christen Everett
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014 ext.1079
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Academic/College Success Advisor

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Administrative Assistant

Brenda Bartz
Grundy Hall 135
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Science and Health Sciences

Dr. Gene Leutzinger, DNP
Grundy Hall 135
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