Medical Assistant

Program Description

Students completing the Certificate of Applied Science-Medical Assistant will acquire the skills necessary for entry-level jobs in medical settings.  Graduates are prepared to work in ambulatory medical settings such as physicians' offices, medical/dental clinics, surgical centers and hospital environments; they function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative duties and basic clinical procedures. A grade of "C-" or above is required for all courses for graduation.

HTH 140 - Pharmacology for Health Care Providers3    
AHMS 144 - Medical Terminology3    
BIOH 112 - Human Form & Function I3    
AHMA 201 - MA Clinical Procedures I4    
Chose one of the following:3    
COMX 106 - Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace
COMX 111US - Introduction to Public Speaking
COMX 115 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
COMX 222 - Professional Communication
AHMS 295 - Allied Health Externship Prep Seminar1    
AHMA 203 - MA Clinical Procedures II*  4  
AHMA 207 - Medical Assisting in Healthcare Specialties*  2  
AHMS 220 - Medical Office Procedures  3  
BIOH 113 - Human Form and Function II*  3  
AHMS 100 - Math Applications Health  3  
AHMS 158 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare  2  
AHMA 280 - Med Assisting Exam Prep*  1  
AHMA 298 - Medical Assisting Externship**    4
Total Program Credits: 39

Optional Elective (4 credits) 

AHMA 209Geriatric Care4

 Indicates prerequisites needed.



This program begins in the FALL SEMESTER ONLY and enrollment in this program is LIMITED.  Please contact Gallatin College for more information on start dates and enrollment availability.