Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Secretary Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The Medical Secretary - Diploma program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
BCA134 Word Processing 3
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Elective 3

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Total Credits 7
Semester 2
ADM108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1
ADM148 Transcription 2
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3
BCA132 Electronic Communications 3
HIT250 Coding I (ICD) 3
HSC116 Beginning Medical Terminology 4

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
ADM162 Office Procedures 3
ADM222 Career Capstone 3
HSC124 Advanced Medical Terminology 4
MAP132 Medical Transcription 2
MAP141 Medical Insurance 3
MAP152 Computer Patient Billing 2
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Secretary 1

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Total Credits 18
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
MAT128 Precalculus 4
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT156 Statistics 3
MAT210 Calculus I 4
MAT216 Calculus II 4
MAT219 Calculus III 4

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 257
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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