Do you desire a fast-paced career in a medical setting? Enroll in the Medical Assistant program at Highland Community College!
In this program, students learn both administrative and clinical skills: obtaining patient histories and vital signs, performing phlebotomy and EKG's, administering injections, applying bandages, records management, and insurance form processing and billing. Students complete an externship prior to graduation demonstrating knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Successful completion of this program enables the graduate to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam.
Visit us today to see if a career as a medical assistant is right for you!
Technical Center ( Atchison) 785-442-6204
Western Center (Baileyville) 785-442-6240
Here are some helpful resources:
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
- Note: A student must complete either 2 – 1 year programs or 1 -- 2 year program, plus take these general studies classes in order to be awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree. Technical courses can be no more than 5 years old.
- 2022 Wage Survey
- AO-K approved program
|MOA110||Medical Administrative Aspects I||4|
|MOA114||Patient Care I||4|
|MOA123||Insurance Billing and Coding||3|
|MOA128||Body Structures and Function||3|
|MOA137||Medical Professional Issues||2|
|Total for First Semester||20|
|MOA113||Clinical Externship I||2|
|MOA121||Principles of Pharmacology||3|
|MOA133||Medical Administrative Aspects II||3|
|MOA134||Patient Care II||3|
|MOA135||Clinical Externship II||2|
|MOA136||Clinical Laboratory Procedures||4|
|Total for Second Semester||17|
|Total Credits for Certificate||37|
|MOA295||Occupational Work Experience|