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Professional Health Studies – Medical Assisting (PHSMO)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: South Omaha Campus

This option allows expansion of graduates’ roles in medical assisting to include supervisory, leadership, and managerial roles and positions. It provides the opportunity and a pathway for lifelong learning as well as to pursue advanced degrees and grow professionally in a variety of healthcare careers.

Graduation Requirements

Completed certificate


General education


Total credit hours required


General education requirements

See General education requirements for Professional Health Studies

Option requirements for Medical Assisting track (13.5 credit hrs.)

Students who successfully complete the Medical Assisting certificate can earn the Professional Health Studies degree by fulfilling the additional 13.5 general education requirements.  Note that not all courses in the degree may transfer.