Medical Assistant Curriculum


First Year

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
AH160 Basic Medical Terminology 3
AH106/BT110 Math-Allied Health OR *Business Math (or higher level) 3
BT160 Microcomputer Applications 3
BT180 Digitools 2
HI103/PL216 *American History to 1877 OR *National Government 3

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
SP175 Speech 3
AC136 Accounting I 3
AH102 Human Body: Health & Disease 3
AH211 Medical Law & Ethics 3
EN101 *English I 3

Summer Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
AH125 Introductory A&P for Allied Health 4

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
BT250 **Word Processing II 3
PY121 General Psychology 3
AH202 Health Insurance & Billing 3
AH223 First Aid & Emergency Procedures 2
HM125 **Medical Coding I 3
BT240 Employment Strategies 1

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
BT130 Business Communications 3
HM225 **Medical Coding II 3
HM226 **Electronic Health Systems 3
AH200 *Principles of Pharmacology 3
AH210 **Medical Assisting: Clinical Procedures 3

Summer Semester

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
AH222 ***Medical Assistant Internship 3

 

  • *Testing Required
  • **Pre-Requisite Required
  • ***Student must have “C” or above in all courses to be eligible for the internship as well as program advisor’s permission.
  • Dual credit/Transfer credit – This plan is designed for students with no dual or transfer credit. If you have taken courses at other colleges, you will need to provide official transcripts to NCMC.
  • Developmental Studies – This plan assumes that the student does not need to take Developmental Studies courses. Placement test scores determine whether or not the student will need to complete Developmental Studies courses. You can learn more about Developmental Studies courses in the NCMC Academic Catalog.

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NCMC Contact Information


kristi-cutsinger

Kristi Cutsinger, MBA

Program Coordinator of Health Sciences
North Central Missouri College
1301 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683
(660) 357-6284
kcutsinger@mail.ncmissouri.edu