Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting


Available at: Windward Campus

Young woman in medical scrubs assisting a patient

Program Overview

This one-year program is a national certification course in Medical Assisting.  Graduates will gain knowledge in both clinical and administrative areas for working in an ambulatory care setting.  Understanding aseptic technique when working with patients and physicians.  Students will learn medical terminology, the body systems including the integumentary, nervous, circulatory, musculoskeletal, reproductive, urinary, endocrine, immune, special senses, and the common diseases that affect these systems.  Students will also be able to perform procedures such as venipuncture, ECG, throat culture, urinalysis, injections, and perform vital signs.


Pre-requisites Courses

  • ENGL 1301 - Composition I
  • SPCH 1311 (or) SPCH 1321 - Introduction to Speech Communication (or) Business and Professional Communication
  • BIOL 2404 - Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology
  • HPRS 2231 - General Health Professions Management


Page last updated July 18, 2022.

Contact Information

Department of Allied Health
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-2820
(361) 698-2811 fax

Windward Campus, HS2-128
4101 Old Brownsville Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78405