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Course Offerings / Certifications



Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly. Medical assisting is one of the nation’s fastest growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical assistants have both administrative and clinical duties. They may answer the telephone, greet patients, fill out medical records and update them as needed, schedule appointments and handle correspondence and billing. On the clinical side, medical assistants often are the people who take medical histories, prepare patients for examination, assist the doctor during appointments, and perform basic laboratory tests, along with other clinical responsibilities. This course prepares students to sit for the NHA CCMA Credential. Course includes a study guide and exam for certification. Study Guide and Test Preparation Materials are included in the course's tuition.

DCB 2394 CRN 67069 M/R 1/8-5/16 5-8:30pm KSU $2292

No class on 1/15 and 2/19

Scholarships may be available for this course. Please complete this online application if you are interested in applying.

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Course includes math, computer skills, soft skills and pharmacy technician training. Upon completion of coursework, students will be prepared to take the ExCPhT Pharmacy Technician Certification exam.

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64 credits

Students who complete this program earn an Associate in Applied Science degree as well as the certificate in Direct Support Practice. The program is sufficiently comprehensive to qualify graduates for a variety of entry-level positions in public and private sector human service agencies. Depending on personal interests and career plans, students in this program may elect specialized courses and supervised field work in the areas of family and children’s services, developmental disabilities, mental health treatment, crisis intervention, and gerontology.

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