School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math, 505-428-1907
This three-semester program encompasses the competencies needed by a professional medical assistant. Specific education includes performing administrative and clinical procedures in settings such as physician offices, clinics and ambulatory settings. Courses are sequenced to build skill level. Medical assisting is a growing occupation in New Mexico and the United States. This program of study is oriented to students who have an aptitude for organization and health care systems.
The goal of the program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains essential to providing competent and caring services.
Students can earn the following degree realted to this certificate:
Medical Assisting, A.A.S.