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Medical Administrative Assistant: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

92 Credits

Offered through NAU's distance learning program. Offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Austin South, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Georgetown, Houston, Indianapolis, Minnetonka, Rapid City, Rochester, Roseville, Tulsa, Wichita, Wichita West and Zona Rosa.

Medical Administrative Assisting Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 22 of the following 42.5 credits must be with NAU.)

ME1100*

Introduction to Medical Assisting

4

ME1140*

Medical Terminology for Health Professionals

2

ME1750*

Medical Transcription I

4

ME2211*

Human Pharmacology

4

ME2250*

Medical Law and Ethics

4

ME2260*

Medical Record Management

4

ME2515*

Introduction to Pathophysiology I

4.5

ME2611*

Healthcare Coding & Billing I

4

ME2612*

Healthcare Coding & Billing II

4

ME2620*

Medical Office Procedures with Software Applications

4

ME3321** or
HA3010D

Medical Administrative Assistant Practicum or

Introduction to Healthcare Delivery

4

 

 

42.5

Support Core

MT1050

Introduction to Business

4.5

AC2760

Financial 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*

Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab

6

 

 

6

Mathematics

MA2000*

Quantitative Reasoning

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

CS1200

College and Career Success I

5

CS1300

College and Career Success II

5

CS2086

Career Path Planning

2

 

 

12

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

* Professional course (Minimum "C" grade required)

** Recommended that students with no documented healthcare employment experience complete ME3321 MAA Practicum.

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.)