Administrative Assistant - Medical | AAS - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Administrative Assistant - Medical | AAS

Administrative Assistant - Medical | AAS

Associate of Applied Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Licensure Information
This program is eligible for free tuition

Expanding medical services throughout the country have created excellent career opportunities for office workers with specialized medical training. First-year work gives you entry level medical office skills. The second year gives you an opportunity to broaden career options.

Meet Your Advisor

Fran DeJong
Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Career Options

Medical administrative assistants are clerical professionals who handle various office tasks at hospitals and private-practice clinics. In some cases, medical administrative assistants are also called upon by physicians to handle supportive tasks during patient appointments.

Required Classes for Administrative Assistant - Medical | AAS

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ADM 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ADM 131 Office Calculators 1
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 248 Essentials of Medical Coding 2
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
BCA 206 Applied Computer Concepts 3
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
MAP 123 Administrative Medical Office Procedures 3
HIT 301 Electronic Health Records 3
MAP 134 Medical Transcription I 3
ADM 154 Business Communication 3
ADM 123 Document Formatting 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
MAP 141 Medical Insurance 3
HSC 143 Pharmacology 3
HIT 242 Coding I (ICD-10) 3
HIT 313 Medical Office Computer Applications 1
ACC 111 Introduction to Accounting 3
ADM 159 Proofreading and Editing 3
HIT 244 Basic CPT Coding 3
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
HIT 285 Auditing of Evaluation & Management Codes 2

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Renee Reeves, RHIT
Renee Reeves, RHIT
Administrative Assistant-Medical Instructor
Sioux City Campus
Carmen Monk BS, CMA, AAMA
Carmen Monk BS, CMA, AAMA
Medical Assistant Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room A104
Kerry Patchin BSN, RN
Kerry Patchin BSN, RN
Administrative Program Coordinator Health Science
Sioux City Campus, Room L314

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,805.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,870.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Licensure Information

Educational licensure is met in the following states: Iowa
Educational licensure is not met for the following states: None
If not listed above, determination has not yet been made for the remaining states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Advisory Board

Bree Costello CNOS
Beth Wede Dr. Dean and Associates
Erica Simpson Family Healthcare
Renee Reeves Family Healthcare
Holly Rivera Jones Eye Clinic
Sarah Schmidt June E Nylen Cancer Center
Amy McGill, PA-C Sanford Vermillion Ponca Clinic
Matt Pfister Bellevue University
Debbie Hudson Siouxland Community Health Center
Melonie Loutsch Unity Point Health System
Karen Iseminger Unity Point Clinic
Jeanne Kneifl Unity Point Health - Cardiovascular
Leah Stansbury Western Iowa Tech Community College - Student
Salvadora Ortega Western Iowa Tech Community College - Student
Kayla Briese Mercy One
Rexann Smith Western Iowa Tech Community College
Carmen Monk Western Iowa Tech Community College
Teri Peterson Western Iowa Tech Community College