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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 9,024
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Medical Assistant

Sioux City Campus
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

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 (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Review Board (MAERB). National certification is available to graduates. 

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (www.caahep.org

Job placement for the 2019 graduate year was 88.89%.

National examination passage rate for program graduates is at an average of 84.62% over the past five year period.

This program prepares the student for licensure in Iowa. WITCC has not made a determination as to whether the program curriculum meets all other state’s educational requirements for licensure or certification. If you wish to work outside the state of Iowa please contact the state agency in which you hope to work for details about licensure or certification.


Carmen Monk, BS, CMA (AAMA) Ext. 1487 Room A104 carmen.monk@witcc.edu
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Associate Dean of Health Sciences, Ext 1421 Room L309 teri.peterson@witcc.edu

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 609* 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
Email info@witcc.edu