Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 
  
2023-2024

Medical Assistant, A.A.S.


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Medical Assistants perform highly technical administrative and clinical tasks to promote efficient operations of the medical office and other health care settings. They may work in the following environments: Physician’s Offices, Medical Offices, Hospitals, Insurance Companies, Billing Companies, Medical Receptionists, and Medical Records. Major hours for this program are earned through successful completion of the CMA-AAMA, CCMA, NCMA, or RMA Prior Learning Assessment certifications.

Program Notes

Notes: This Technical and Occupational program is designed to prepare students to enter the job force following completion. See Technical and Occupational Programs in the general information section of the catalog.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is contingent upon successful completion of the national CMA-AAMA, CCMA, NCMA, or RMA certification, and meeting resident credit hour requirements.

++Special admission procedures required.

Minimum of 64 Credit Hours


Course Grouping


Major Courses


(28 credit hours)

PLA (Prior Learning Assessment credit based on National Certification(s)*)

General Education Courses


(21 credit hours)

*Any Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved general education three credit hour English or communications course

Political Science

English

Psychology

General Education Electives

six credit hours.

Life Skills Courses


(1 credit hour)
Mathematics

  • Faculty Approved Mathematics that meet OCCC’s mathematics proficiency requirements 3 Credit Hours

Term 1


Term 3


Term 4


Term 5


Term 6


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 7


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 8


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 9


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

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