Medical Assistant Program Notes

Program notes, including recommended course sequence, for the iHealth@NECC Medical Assistant Certificate.

Program Notes

Students considering a challenging career as a medical assistant should be aware of the skills required (clinical skills, administrative skills, and patient care management skills) to begin at this entry-level position in the health care field. Success in this profession will require excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Helpful Hints

Some courses required by this program are only offered during one semester each year (Fall or Spring), so be sure to investigate your options, plan ahead and build your schedule accordingly.

Recommended Course Sequence
Medical Assistant Certificate
  Semester Courses
Year 1 Fall BIO101 AND BIO102 OR BIO122, ENG101, HES115, PSY101
Spring MAS100, MAS101
Summer MAS110, MAS120
Year 2 Fall HES104, MAS190

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