Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog

Professional Health Studies - Medical Assisting (PHSMO)

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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.

Graduation Requirements
Completed Certificate: 89.5
General Education: 27.0
Total credit hours required: 116.5

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 27.0 credit hours of general education requirements. Note that not all courses in the degree may transfer.

General Education Requirements (27.0 credit hrs.)

Social Sciences

  • Social sciences 4.5 Credits

PSYC 1120  is recommended

Quantitative/Numeracy Skills


*Several general education requirements may have been previously met in the certificate program.

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