Medical Administrative Specialist Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This curriculum is accurate for 2013-2014 fall starts. Go here for 2014-2015.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall ADMN1513 Keyboarding/Word Processing Skills 3 6
1 Fall BIOL1417 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 5
1 Fall ITEC1440 Beginning Personal Computer I 2 2
1 Fall MEDS1605 Electronic Health Records 3 3
1 Fall MEDS1620 Medical Terminology 3 4
      Semester Total 15 20
2 Spr ADMN1519 Word Processing Applications 3 6
2 Spr BIOL1419 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 5
2 Spr MEDS1603 Document Fundamentals 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1610 Pharmacology & Lab 2 2
2 Spr MEDS1623 Medical Reception 2 3
2 Spr MEDS1628 Applied Medical Terminology 4 5
      Semester Total 18 25
3 Fall COMM1435 Interpersonal Communication 3 3
3 Fall COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
3 Fall MEDS1608 Basic Pathology 3 4
3 Fall MEDS1625 Medical Transcription I 3 5
3 Fall MEDS1626 Introduction to ICD Coding 2 3
3 Fall MEDS1633 Introduction to CPT 2 3
3 Fall MEDS2609 Health Care Systems and Practices 2 3
      Semester Total 16 22
4 Spr ADMN1501 Spreadsheets & Database Applications 3 4
4 Spr ENGL1460 Technical Writing 3 3
4 Spr MEDS1640 Medical Transcription II 3 5
4 Spr MEDS2604 Medical Office Management 3 3
4 Spr MEDS2605 Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues 4 4
4 Spr TElective-2 Technical Elective 2 2
      Semester Total 18 21
5 Smr MEDS2704 Internship 3 9
      Semester Total 3 9
      Program Total 70 97

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.