Medical Administrative Assistant A.A.S.

*Macs are not compatible with software required for courses within this program.

medical_admin_assistant.jpgMedical Administrative Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks including answering the phone, greeting patients, updating & maintaining patient medical records, processing insurance forms, scheduling patient appointments, or medical procedures, coordinating lab services, transcription, and coding.  

Curriculum: The program curriculum is listed below. Complete the health courses in this order: AH 171, AH 134, PHRM 215, AH 222, AH 139, AH 138. Courses offered by Dakota College at Bottineau are linked to pages providing additional information about the courses such as prerequisites, course objectives, semesters offered, etc.

Course Number Course Title SH Semester Campus
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I 3 Fall, Summer DCB





AH 134 Medical Disorders 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 137 Clinical Specialties 2 Spring DCB





AH 138 Basic Procedure Coding 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 139 Basic Diagnostic Coding 3 Fall, Spring DCB





AH 171 Medical Terminology 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 222 Medical Transcription I *Macs are not compatible with software required for this course. 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 231 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 266 Laboratory & Diagnostic Procedures 2 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 287 Computer Applications in Healthcare *Macs are not compatible with software required for this course. 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 297 Cooperative Education 1-6 Fall, Spring DCB





*ASC 087 College Writing Preparation 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





BADM 202 Principles of Management 3 Fall DCB





BIOL 115 Human Structure & Function 4 Fall, Spring DCB





BOTE 108 Business Math 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





BOTE 209 Office Management 3 Fall DCB





BOTE 210 Business Communications 3 Fall, Spring  





COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





ENGL 110 College Composition I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





HPER 210 First Aid/CPR 1 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





PHRM 215 Introduction to Pharmacology 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





PSYC 100 Human Relations in Organizations 3 Fall, Spring DCB





**Wellness Elective HPER 100 2 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





*Waived by scoring high enough on ACT.
**Contact your advisor to see which classes will work for these electives.


Be Advised

Ashley Pedie

ashley.pedie@dakotacollege.edu

701-228-5449


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