Arapahoe Community College

2014-2015 Catalog

Medical Office Technology Medical Assistant Certificate

Certificate

CIP 510705 (MEDA)

The Medical Assistant Certificate enable student to get a job as a fully fledged MA for the front and back office of a physician’s office. In addition to doing reception work in the office, an MA also does patient care including laboratory work and injections in an ambulatory care facility.

Admission Requirements for all Medical Office Technology Programs

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • High School graduation or GED equivalence
  • Complete MOT Program Application
  • Personal interview with the MOT Program Coordinator
  • HIT students do not need permission from the MOT department in order to complete MOT 125, MOT 133 and MOT 135
  • ACCUPLACER is required for all MOT students (Sentence Skills 95+, Elementary Algebra 45+ (<45 and >30 = MAT 050); or equivalent ACT / SAT scores or appropriate prior college-level coursework

Program Requirements

Major Courses

(40 credit hours)

HPR 106

Law & Ethics for Healthcare Professions

2

HPR 178

Medical Terminology

3

MOT 110

Medical Office Administration

4

MOT 125

Basic Medical Sciences I

3

MOT 130

Insurance Billing and Coding

3

MOT 133

Basic Medical Sciences II

3

MOT 135

Basic Medical Sciences III

3

MOT 136

Introduction to Clinical Skills

3

MOT 138

Medical Assisting Laboratory Skills

4

MOT 140

Medical Assisting Clinical Skills

4

MOT 150

Pharmacology for Medical Assistants

3

MOT 183

Medical Assistant Internship

5

Total

40 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • All major, general education and other courses required for these certificates/degrees must be completed with a "C" or better to meet graduation requirements.
  • Medical Office Technology (MOT) courses must be taken within five years of a student’s graduation.
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

"Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/gainful-employment-disclosure-information."

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