Health Sciences A.S. with a concentration in Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Health Sciences Course Descriptions

The Health Science major with a concentration in Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) program prepares students to work in health information management offices. Students receive training in all of the medical administrative tasks performed to manage health records, identify diagnostic codes, and initiate insurance billing. Students acquire skills and training to obtain employment in all health care facilities/settings.

Military students wishing to complete the Health Sciences major must have 15-20 hours of transfer college work or appropriate military experience credit in an allied health area.


A. 10 hours Health Area Science Requirements

BIOL 1401Diversity of Life and Laboratory

HSCI 2310Health Sciences I

HSCI 2320Health Sciences II

B. Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization

HSCI 2315Medical Coding

HSCI 2317Medical Insurance Practice

HSCI 2327Introduction to the Electronic Health Record

HSCI 2330HIPAA Compliance and Certification

HSCI 3310Healthcare Organizations and Administration

HSCI 3317Healthcare Communication

C. General electives to meet 64 total credit hours for the degree

D. 22 Clock hours of Community Service is required