Medical Assistant Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 43
Program Start: Fall

2019–2020 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

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 *
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions ** Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 2 $391.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology Course offered online 2 General education course $391.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $586.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $586.50
Total Credits 10

* 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-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $782.00
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $626.50
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 $784.00
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $621.50
Total Credits 14

Semester 2—Spring
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $782.00
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $586.50
MAP-228 Med Lab Procedures II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $596.50
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $879.50
PNN-207 Introduction to Pharmacology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $586.50
Total Credits 16

Semester 3—Summer
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $611.50
Total Credits 3

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Director

Holly Berebitsky
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Pre-Health Program Advisor

Christen Everett
Student Services
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Pre-Health Student Success Specialist

Kay Wenzel
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Student Success Specialist

Vic Palmer
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Administrative Assistant

Linda Butler
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
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