Associate in Applied Science Degree

Medical Assisting Course List

Summary of Degree Requirements Quarter Hours
Quarters 1-6  
Major Requirements 40
MAP 120 Foundations for Clinical Practice I  
MAP 130 Foundations for Clinical Practice II  
MAP 135 Medical Business Practices  
MAP 140 Applied Communications & Safety  
MAP 145 Medical Law & Ethics  
MAP 201 Medical Assisting Practicum I  
MAP 211 Medical Assisting Practicum II  
SCI 124 Human Body Systems I  
SCI 144 Human Body Systems II  
SCI 164 Human Body Systems III  
General Education Core 20
Quarters 5-6  
Recommended Major Courses 4
AHS 210 Electronic Health Records Integration  
AHS 215 Emergency Preparedness & Multi-Hazard Disaster Management  
AHS 225 National Phlebotomy Certification  
General Education Electives 16
SSC 125 Health Pyschology   
SCI 180 Microbes & Society  
Career Management 8
CMT 110 College as Career  
CMT 220 Developing Professional Presence  
Free Electives 4
Associate Degree Requirements Met 92

Academic programs and courses subject to change based on enrollment. All student activities associated with the curriculum, especially while students are completing his or her practicum, will be educational in nature. Students will not receive any monetary remuneration during this educational experience, nor will he or she be substituted for hired staff personnel within the clinical institution, in the capacity of a medical assistant.


Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456). Robert Morris serves over 7000 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Bensenville, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.