Medical Administrative Specialist Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This curriculum is accurate for 2017-2018 fall starts. Go here for 2016-2017.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall ADMN1513 Keyboarding/Word Processing Skills 3 6
1 Fall BIOL1416 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 3 4
1 Fall ITEC1440 Beginning Personal Computer I 2 2
1 Fall MEDS1620 Medical Terminology 3 4
1 Fall MEDS2601 Introduction to Health Information 3 4
      Semester Total 14 20
2 Spr MEDS1608 Basic Pathology 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1615 Document Fund of Editing & Scribing 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1627 Introduction to ICD Coding 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1629 Applied Medical Terminology 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1634 Introduction to CPT/HCPCS 3 4
      Semester Total 15 20
3 Fall COMM1435 Interpersonal Communication 3 3
3 Fall COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
3 Fall MEDS1605 Electronic Health Records 3 3
3 Fall MEDS2609 Health Care Systems and Practices 2 3
3 Spr MNTC Any Course from MN Transfer Goal 2, 4-10 3 3
      Semester Total 12 13
4 Spr ENGL1460 Technical Writing 3 3
4 Spr MEDS1610 Pharmacology & Lab 2 2
4 Spr MEDS1623 Medical Reception 2 3
4 Spr MEDS2604 Medical Office Management 3 3
4 Spr MEDS2605 Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues 4 4
4 Spr MNTC Any Course from MN Transfer Goal 2, 4-10 3 3
      Semester Total 17 18
5 Smr MEDS2702 Internship 2 6
      Semester Total 2 6
      Program Total 60 77

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.