MEDICAL ASSISTANT (MA) PROGRAM (54.5 Quarter Credits/720 Clock Hours)

Program Objective

The objective of this program is to prepare the student with basic knowledge and skills to be competent and qualified for entry level position in the medical field as a front and/or back office medical assistant.

Program Schedule

Full Time Morning Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 1:000pm (27 weeks)
Part Time Morning Sat. and Sun 8:00 am – 5:00pm (27 weeks)

Program Description

The program is structured to provide theory and practical application of skills to students to be multi – skilled entry level medical assistant (MA) who performed a wide range of roles in physician’s offices and other health care settings.

The MA program is composed of theoretical skills and clinical components. Lecture and skills components are delivered in the main classroom and skills laboratory respectively of all courses in the program. The students take part in the externship program to apply theory and skills components in the clinical setting.

Program Outline

Course Title Weeks Theory Hours Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours Quarter Credits
MA 1 Course TitleGeneral Orientation Introduction and Review of Medical Assistant Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 2 Course TitleMedical Law and Ethics Health Laws and Regulations Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 3 Course TitlePsychology of Human Relations Abnormal Behavior Patterns, Special Needs Patients Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 4 Course TitleMedical Terminology Basic Structure of Medical Words Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 5 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 1 Anatomical and Fundamental Body Structures Integumentary System Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 6 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 2 Sensory and Nervous System Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 7 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 3 Muscular System , Skeletal System Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 8 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 4 Respiratory System Circulatory System Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 9 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 5 Digestive System Diet ,Nutrition Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 10 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 6 Endocrine System Immune System Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 11 Course TitleAnatomy and Physiology 7 Urinary System, Reproductive System, Pregnancy Childbirth Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 12 Course TitleMedical Office Business Procedures Management 1 Office Management Duties, Maintenance of the Facility Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 13 Course TitleBasic Keyboarding /Computer Concepts Basic Keyboarding Skills Office System Software Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 14 Course TitleMedical Office Business Procedures Management 2 Records Management, Clerical Duties, Effective Communication Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 15 Course TitleMedical Office Procedures Management 3 Collection of Fees, Billing Book-keeping Procedures Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 16 Course TitleMedical Office Clinical Procedures 1 Vital Signs, Patient History Maintenance of Treatment & Examination Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 17 Course TitleMedical Office Clinical Procedures 2 Assisting in Physical Exam & Treatment Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 18 Course TitleMedical Office Procedures 3 Medical Laboratory Procedures Weeks1 Theory Hours10 Skills Hours15 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits1.5
MA 19 Course TitleMedical Office ,Clinical Procedures 4 CPR, Emergencies Weeks1 Theory Hours15 Skills Hours10 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 20 Course TitlePharmacology Conversion Drug References Weeks1 Theory Hours25 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits2.5
MA 21 Course TitleMedical Office Clinical Procedures 5 Immunizations and Medications Weeks1 Theory Hours10 Skills Hours15 Clinical Hours Total Hours25 Quarter Credits1.5
MA 22 Course TitleCareer Development Weeks1 Theory Hours20 Skills Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours20 Quarter Credits2.0
MA 23 Course TitleExternship Weeks15 Theory Hours Skills Hours Clinical Hours175 Total Hours175 Quarter Credits5.5
Course TitleTOTAL Weeks127 Theory Hours445 Skills Hours100 Clinical Hours175 Total Hours720 Quarter Credits54.5


Program Registration Fee

Non-refundable

STRF Textbook Lab Tuition* Total cost
Medical Assistant $ 100.00 $ 0.00 $ 406.00 $ 0.00 $ 9,526.00 $ 9952