Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Medical Assisting - Professional Health Studies (PHSMO)

Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: South Omaha Campus

This option allows expansion of graduates’ roles in medical assisting to include supervisory, leadership, and managerial roles and positions. It provides the opportunity and a pathway for lifelong learning as well as to pursue advanced degrees and grow professionally in a variety of healthcare careers.

All required classes for the PHSMO degree must have a grade of C or better to graduate from the program.

Recommended Program Map    

Click here   to see the recommended Program Map for this degree. Courses are listed by quarter to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a quarter, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your map, please call 531-622-2400.

Graduation Requirements
Completed Medical Assisting Certificate (MDACE): 89.5
Additional General Education credits*: 4.5
Total credit hours required: 94.0

*Additional MCC General Education competency requirements have been met in the Dental Assisting certificate program. Upon completion, students will have met all MCC General Education requirements. 

Option Requirements for Medical Assisting Track

Students who successfully complete the Medical Assisting certificate can earn the Professional Health Studies degree by fulfilling the additional 4.5 credit hours of general education requirements. Note that not all courses in the degree may transfer.

Remaining General Education Requirement for PHSMO

Professionalism Life Skills & Information Literacy

Select one course from of the following.