Active Duty


Southwest University directly tailored the Associates Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Medical Assistants to the 68 W MOS for Army soldier’s academic preparation into the work force. The AAS in Medical Assistant will be a 6 month program offered with a day or night schedule. All military members will also be offered a military discount. TA and other military benefits are accepted

Courses include :

  • Advanced Patient Care Skills
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Lab
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Technical Writing
  • Exam Preparation
  • Advanced Exam preparation
  • Human Pathopysiology
  • Laboratory Procedures 1 & 2
  • Interpretation of Laboratory
  • Medical Insurance Forms
  • Medical Terminology 1 &2
  • Patient Billing


Eligible to be certified in:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
  • EKG Technician (CET)
  • Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)
  • Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)
  • Patient Care Technician (CPCT)

Questions about enrolling at Southwest University? 
Contact our Admissions Advisors /Military Liaisons/Military Programs Advisors:
Arturo Aguilar

Ruben Marquez