Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Secretary Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 41
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Medical Secretary program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

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

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1 $159.50
BCA134 Word Processing 3 $478.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
Math Elective 3  

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Total Credits 7
Semester 2
ADM108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1 $159.50
ADM148 Transcription 2 $319.00
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3 $478.50
BCA132 Electronic Communications 3 $478.50
HIT250 Coding I (ICD) 3 $478.50
HSC116 Beginning Medical Terminology 4 $638.00

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
ADM162 Office Procedures 3 $478.50
ADM222 Career Capstone 3 $513.50
HSC124 Advanced Medical Terminology 4 $638.00
MAP132 Medical Transcription 2 $319.00
MAP141 Medical Insurance 3 $478.50
MAP152 Computer Patient Billing 2 $319.00
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Secretary 1 $159.50

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Total Credits 18
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $638.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $478.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $478.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $638.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $638.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $638.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
319-296-4021
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Dean

Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 102
319-296-4427
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