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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 8,554
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Medical Assistant

Sioux City Campus
This program qualifies for the Future Ready Iowa Last Dollar Scholarship. Students enrolled in high-demand programs may qualify for additional financial assistance. To be eligible, interested students MUST fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
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Program Description

This program prepares students to be multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained in administrative, laboratory and clinical procedures. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs ( upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Review Board (MAERB). National certification is available to graduates. 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 25400 U.S. Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350;

In this program, 100% of students were retained in the 2016 cohort.

National examination passage rate for program graduates is at an average of 87.5% over the past five year period.


Carmen Monk, BS, CMA (AAMA) Ext. 1487 Room A104
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Division Chair of Allied Health, Ext 1421 Room L309

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
ADM 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
MAP 123 Administrative Medical Office Procedures 3
HIT 248 Essentials of Medical Coding 2
MAP 333 Fundamentals of Medical Assisting I 4
HSC 143 Pharmacology 3
MAP 141 Medical Insurance 3
MAP 215 Medical Laboratory Techniques 4
MAP 338 Fundamentals of Medical Assisting II 4
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
HIT 313 Medical Office Computer Applications 1
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
ADM 154 Business Communication 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
MAP 610* Medical Assistant Practicum 3

*All required courses must be complete prior to the practicum experience.


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400