Medical Assisting (MDA.AAS)

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration
of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes
represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of
their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in Administrative, Clinical and Trans-disciplinary competencies.
  • Students will understand the legal and ethical aspects of Medical Assisting.
  • Students will demonstrate sufficiently developed content.

Program Plan 2024-2025

Full Time - Fall Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

MILESTONE: Attend MDA orientation prior to starting any MDA courses. Prior to start, student must have current CPR card and First Aid Card.

Year 1 - Fall

Courses    Credits
CIS 1000 Computer Literacy 1
  or CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools 4
MDA 1051 Medical Assisting-Administrative Procedures 4
MDA 1053 Medical Office Software Applications 1
MDA 1103 Medical Terminology 3
MDA 1140 Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures 4
MDA 1130 Medical Assisting Clinical Skills 3

MILESTONE: Student must earn a “C” or higher in all program courses. Student must also apply for practicum a semester in advance through MDA department.

Year 1 - Winter

Courses    Credits 
MDA 1170 Medical Assisting Laboratory Procedures 3
MDA 1250 Phlebotomy 1
MDA 1461 Medical Assisting Practicum I 3
MDA 2010 Medical Office Medications 3
MDA 2380 Medical Office Insurance Coding & Billing 4
MDA 2383 Medical Office Insurance Coding & Billing Applications 1

Year 1 - Summer

Courses    Credits
MDA 1350 Medical Law and Ethics 3
MDA 2460 Medical Assisting Practicum II 3
MDA 2560 Medical Assisting Seminar 4

Year 2 - Fall

Courses    Credits
ACC 1500 Accounting for the Small Business Owner 3
BIO 1600 Human Structure and Function 3
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
PSY 2510 Introduction to Psychology 3
  or PSY 2630 Psychology of Organizational Behavior 3 

MILESTONE: Make an appointment to meet with a Counselor to apply for graduation for the degree.

Year 2 - Winter

Courses    Credits
BIO 1570 Microbiology of Health and Disease 3
COM 1290 Interpersonal Communication 3
  or COM 1600 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Gen Ed Fine Arts/Humanities 3