Medical Assistant Courses

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

2018–2019 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 Program Evaluation/Degree Audit 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 $528.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology Course offered online 2 General education course $374.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
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 $748.00
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $561.00
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 $748.00
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 $702.00
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 $748.00
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 $561.00
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 $561.00
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 $700.00
PNN-207 Introduction to Pharmacology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $561.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 3—Summer
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 $561.00
Total Credits 3

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

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Holly Berebitsky
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

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