Medical Assisting Program FAQs
Application and Selection Process
Yes. Students can apply to the medical assisting program during the open application cycle. Students are accepted into the program twice a year in November for the Spring semester and in April for the Fall semester.
Yes. MA70 – Medical Terminology AND ENG 1A or the equivalent course
No. We only are able to accept approximately 25 students per semester.
In order to be eligible for selection, a student must apply and attend a mandatory orientation. Students who attend the mandatory orientation are entered into a computer-generated random selection process. Only approximately 25 students will be accepted into the program per semester. If a student is not selected, they will need to reapply for the next semester.
Yes. If you apply and are not selected by the computer-generated random selection process at the mandatory orientation you will need to reapply for the next semester.
While in the Program
No. The medical assisting program is a full-time program. Students are required to take attend classes on campus or on-line, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:0 p.m.
Two semesters and 180 hours of externship