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Medical Assisting - AAS

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Henderson Community College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5108017129

Curriculum Effective Spring Semester

Course Title Credits
General Education
Select one of the following three options:3
Business Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Higher Level Quantitative Reasoning Course
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
PSY 110General Psychology3
ENG 101Writing I3
Heritage/Humanities3
Subtotal16-20
Additional Suggested General Education Courses (Not Required)
Writing II
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Basic Public Speaking
Support Courses
AHS 115Medical Terminology3
or CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
or MIT 103 Medical Office Terminology
CPR 100CPR for Healthcare Professionals 11
or KHP 190 First Aid and Emergency Care
Digital Literacy 3
Subtotal23-28
Students must complete one of the pathways listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Pathway 1

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Henderson Community College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510801711

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Support Courses23-28
Core Courses
MAI 105Introduction to Medical Assisting3
MAI 125Medical Assisting Laboratory Techniques I2
MAI 140Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures I4
MAI 155Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant4
MAI 170Dosage Calculations2
MAI 200Pathophysiology for the Medical Assistant3
MAI 220Medical Assisting Laboratory Techniques II3
MAI 240Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures II4
MAI 270Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant3
MAI 281Medical Assisting Practicum1
MAI 284Medical Assisting Externship2-3
MAI 289Medical Assisting Assessment Preparation1-2
Approved Electives5
Total Credits60-67

Pathway 1 - Approved Elective List 

Course Title Credits
BAS 288Personal and Organizational Leadership3
MAI 299Selected Topics: Medical Assisting: (Topic)1-4
MIT 104Medical Insurance3
MIT 205Advanced Medical Coding3
MIT 240Medical Interpreter-Lecture3
MIT 241Medical Interpreter-Laboratory1
NFS 101Human Nutrition and Wellness3
PHB 100Phlebotomy6
PHB 155Phlebotomy Clinical2-3
OST 100Keyboarding1
OST 110Word Processing Applications3

Pathway 2

Offered at: Gateway Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510801713

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Support Courses23-28
Core Courses
MAI 105Introduction to Medical Assisting3
MAI 155Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant4
MAI 162Medical Assisting Laboratory & Clinical Procedures I6
MAI 200Pathophysiology for the Medical Assistant3
MAI 262Medical Assisting Laboratory & Clinical Procedures II6
MAI 265Applied Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant4
MAI 281Medical Assisting Practicum1
MAI 284Medical Assisting Externship2-3
MAI 289Medical Assisting Assessment Preparation1-2
Approved Electives7
Total Credits60-67

Pathway 2 - Approved Elective List 

Course Title Credits
BAS 288Personal and Organizational Leadership3
MAI 299Selected Topics: Medical Assisting: (Topic)1-4
MIT 104Medical Insurance3
MIT 205Advanced Medical Coding3
MIT 240Medical Interpreter-Lecture3
MIT 241Medical Interpreter-Laboratory1
NFS 101Human Nutrition and Wellness3
PHB 100Phlebotomy6
PHB 152Phlebotomy: Clinical Experience1
PHB 155Phlebotomy Clinical2-3
Course(s) approved Course by Medical Assisting Program Coordinator