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Medical Assisting
Associate of Applied Sciences Degree
AACC Department Telephone: 410-777-7310

To prepare students for employment in physician's offices, hospitals, clinics, medical departments of industry and government, and wherever medical office administration with clinical skills is required. In addition, it improves communication, composition and office-management skills. Graduates are eligible to sit for the certification examination given by American Medical Technologists and the American Association of Medical Assistants. Students who already are employed as medical assistants may enroll in this program for career advancement.

This degree program is designated a statewide program; therefore, students who live in Maryland counties where there is no public community college medical assisting program may apply for a waiver of the out-of-county tuition differential for courses included in the program.

Sample careers for Medical Assisting majors: