Whether you’re looking to start your journey into the medical field or build a foundation to pursue a higher degree, the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Medical Assistant program from Broadview University can help you achieve your goals. With our program’s accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and Broadview’s national accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), you’ll be receiving an associate degree that has real value in the real world.
Take classes full-time, year-round, and you can earn your A.A.S. in Medical Assistant in as little as 21 months.
Across the nation, skilled medical assistants are in high demand in hospitals, clinics, private practices and other healthcare settings. With your associate degree from Broadview, you’ll be prepared to fill a key role in delivering quality healthcare. Our graduates qualify to sit for the CMA (AAMA) exam. By successfully earning the CMA (AAMA) credential, you will gain a competitive advantage when seeking employment opportunities. Thanks to Broadview’s outstanding reputation and more than 40 years in the local community, graduates* of this A.A.S. program have gone on to work at:
(*July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2015)
You’ll learn from brilliant faculty who bring real-world experience in the medical field to you. This associate degree program was developed with input from local medical professionals so you’ll receive an up-to-date and relevant education. Through an externship, you’ll gain valuable, hands-on clinical and healthcare administrative experience. Your studies will further develop your written and verbal communication skills and teach you highly sought-after administrative skills. Your courses will cover topics, such as:
This is a general introduction to the clinical/laboratory aspect of the medical office. Subjects covered include OSHA standards and regulations, universal precautions, medical asepsis, infection control, and laboratory safety. This class introduces the theory and practice of effective documentation, communication, and professionalism standards in the medical setting.
This course covers principles of pharmacology and drug therapy.
This course introduces the theory and practice of basic clinical microbiology and routine urinalysis. Topics include specimen collection and processing, cultures, gram stains, macroscopic and microscopic urinalysis.