May 17, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook

Medical Assisting (MASG)

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The Medical Assisting Diploma in Applied Science program prepares graduates to assist other health care professionals in offices and/or other medical settings and perform delegated administrative and clinical duties in accordance with respective federal and state laws governing such actions, activities, and ethical standards.

Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting program, the graduate is eligible to take the Certification exam as a RMA (Registered Medical Assistant-American Medical Technologists) and/or as a CMA (AAMA), (Certified Medical Assistant- American Association of Medical Assistants). Note: Certification examination eligibility may be denied to applicants with criminal convictions.

The Central Carolina Technical College Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 113th St., N., #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, (727)210-2350.

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MED 156 - Clinical Experience I , has a flexible schedule. Students may be required to attend classes between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

Total Credit Hours: 16

Full-Time Schedule

Total Credit Hours: 14

Total Credit Hours: 16

Summer Semester

Total Credit Hours: 6

First Year

52 Semester Hours

*BIO 210  and BIO 211  may take the place of BIO 112 .
*MAT 101  may take the place of MAT 155 .

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Health Science.

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