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Medical Administrative Assistant: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

94 Credits

Offered through NAU's distance learning program. Offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Denver, Georgetown, Indianapolis, Minnetonka, Rochester, Roseville, Tulsa, Weldon Spring, Wichita, and Wichita West.

Medical Administrative Assisting Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 22.5 of the following 44.5 credits must be earned at NAU.)

ME1100*

Introduction to Medical Assisting

4

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

ME1750*

Medical Transcription I

4

ME2211*

Human Pharmacology

4

ME2250*

Medical Law and Ethics

4

ME2260*

Medical Record Management

4

ME2510*

Essentials of Pathophysiology I

3

ME2520*

Essentials of Pathophysiology II

3

ME2600*

Healthcare Coding I

3

ME2610*

Healthcare Coding II

3

ME2620*

Medical Office Procedures with Software Applications

4

ME3321 or
MT

Medical Administrative Assistant Practicum or

MT Elective

4.5

 

 

44.5

Support Core

MT2050

Principles of Management

4.5

AC2760

Accounting for Managers

4.5

 

 

9

General Education Core (40.5)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

9

Science

SC1221* or

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab or

 

SC1222D*

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

6

 

 

6

Mathematics

MA

Algebra Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

PS2000

Human Growth and Development

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

Gen Ed Elective

4.5

 

 

12

The Medical Administrative Assisting Core and Science courses are scheduled for the full required contact hours.

* Professional course (Minimum "C" grade required)

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Medical Administrative Assistant Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)