Oakland Community College 
Programs

MEDICAL ASSISTING

Associate in Applied Science (MDA.AAS)

   Students may expand on their Medical Assisting Certificate (MDA.CT) credential by further completion of required supportive courses for an Associate in Applied Science degree (MDA.AAS.) The associate degree provides an opportunity for progression in related health care careers and degrees beyond the associate degree level. Additional requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree are as follows:

Major Requirements Credits
MDA 1051 Medical Assisting-Administrative Procedures 4
MDA 1053 Medical Office Software Applications 1
MDA 1055 Introduction to Medical Office Transcription 1
MDA 1140 Medical Assisting-Clinical Procedures 3
MDA 1170 Medical Assisting-Laboratory Procedures 3
MDA 1200 Basic X-ray Techniques and Spirometry 1
MDA 1250 Phlebotomy 1
MDA 1350 Medical Law and Ethics 3
MDA 1461 Medical Assisting Practicum I 3
MDA 1570 Basic Electrocardiography 3
MDA 2010 Medical Office Medications 3
MDA 2380 Medical Office Insurance Coding and Billing 4
MDA 2383 Medical Office Insurance Coding and Billing Applications 1
MDA 2460 Medical Assisting Practicum II 4
MDA 2560 Medical Assisting Seminar 4
MED 1103 Medical Terminology 3
 
Required Supportive Courses
    ACC 1500 Accounting for the Small Business Owner 3
    BIO 1570 Microbiology of Health and Disease 3
BIO 1600 Human Structure and Function 3
  or    
BIO 2630 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
and    
  BIO 2640 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
  CIS 1000 Computer Literacy 1
  or    
  CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools (MS-Office) 4
  COM 1290 Interpersonal Communication 3
       
  COM 1600 Fundamentals of Speech 3
    ENG 1510 Composition I 3
  PSY 2510 Introduction to Psychology 3
  or    
  PSY 2630 Human Relations & Organizational Behavior 3
 
Recommended Electives
AST 1010 Keyboarding Skill Building 2
MDA 2410 Ophthalmic Assisting Procedures I 3
MDA 2420 Ophthalmic Assisting Procedures II 3
PER 2540 Medical First Responder/First Responder 4
 
See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
 
General Education Requirement
See General Education Distribution Requirements
 
●   Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.