Become Proficient in Clinical and Administrative Duties that Will Make a Difference in Patients’ Lives

The program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools at the Falls Church and Glen Allen campuses.
  • 20 classes
  • 90 credits
  • 1 Associate Degree

The Career you’ve always wanted


take the path
to a rewarding career

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting program is to give students theoretical and hands-on experience allowing them to demonstrate clinical skills including patient care, laboratory procedures, venipuncture, assisting with exams, collecting specimens, administering patient medication, recording vital signs, and taking patient history. Students are able to demonstrate administrative skills including scheduling, bookkeeping procedures, medical office and records management, processing of insurance claims, and procedural and diagnostic coding.

The skills you will master in

  • Provide support to physician
  • Take patient history and vitals
  • Scheduling
  • Insurance verification
  • Prepare patient for exams
  • Give injections and phlebotomy
  • Triaging
  • Collecting copays/payments
  • Patient care
  • Process medication refills
  • Electronic Medical Records(EMR) or Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Monitor patient flow
  • Patient intake
  • Blood draws/venipunctures
  • Explains procedures and treatment
  • Screen telephone calls
  • Urinalysis
  • EKG/ECG
  • Greet patients
  • Filing and retrieving medical records

complete your
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting

through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, online instruction, or a combination of both.

total required for graduation

90
credits

20
classes

Earn Your AASMA
on Your Time
CampusOnline

On Campus or online

Where our classes are offered

Time

5 - 10 weeks

Time needed to complete a class

Calander

24 Months

Time needed to finish an associate’s degree

Program Requirements

Complete Your Degreeby meeting the following program requirements
  • Complete Core Requirements
  • Complete Arts and Science Requirements
  • Optionally complete specialization requirements
  • Complete Electives requirement

Core Requirements

Complete following core requirements for AASMA

Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses

CIS110
Computer Office Applications
MED110
Anatomy & Physiology 1
MED120
Medical Terminology
MED130
Medical Insurance, Billing, & Coding
MED140
Basic Clinical Procedures
MED160
Medical Computer Applications
MED210
Anatomy & Physiology 2
MED220
Professional Procedures
MED230
Medical Law & Ethics
MED240
Pharmacology 1
MED250
Medical Office Practice
MED255
Phlebotomy Administration
MED260
Exams & Speciality Procedures
MED285
Electrocardiography
MED290
Medical Assisting Externship

Arts & Sciences

Stratford offers following specialization in AASMA

Arts

Select 5 courses from

Arts
See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
Sciences
See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
  • Core
    Requirements

    Core
    Requirements

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASMA

    • Core Requirements

      Complete all of the following courses

      CIS110
      Computer Office Applications
      MED110
      Anatomy & Physiology 1
      MED120
      Medical Terminology
      MED130
      Medical Insurance, Billing, & Coding
      MED140
      Basic Clinical Procedures
      MED160
      Medical Computer Applications
      MED210
      Anatomy & Physiology 2
      MED220
      Professional Procedures
      MED230
      Medical Law & Ethics
      MED240
      Pharmacology 1
      MED250
      Medical Office Practice
      MED255
      Phlebotomy Administration
      MED260
      Exams & Speciality Procedures
      MED285
      Electrocardiography
      MED290
      Medical Assisting Externship
  • Arts & Sciences

    Arts & Sciences

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASMA

    • 1. Arts

      Arts

      Select 5 courses from

      Arts
      See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
      Sciences
      See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog

apply what you’ve learned through

capstone projects

  • professional research
  • cumulative application
  • real world solutions
Team Environment

Team environment

we are ready

at stratford university.

are you

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