This program has a mandatory Medical Assistant information session requirement. Your questions will be answered by an Advisor/Counselor or a program representative. Anyone interested in a CBC Health Science program should attend. These sessions are free and open to the public. Students, friends, and family members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Prerequisites for Consideration Into Program
College transcripts of applicants into the Medical Assistant program will be reviewed for the following courses:
Medical Assistant applications need to include a copy of the following healthcare documentation:
Medical Assistant Program Application
The 2015 Medical Assistant program application period is now closed. Please monitor this website for information on the 2016 application to be available sometime in April.
Medical Assistant program applications are available each year and must be submitted
by the due date listed on the application. Selected applicants will
begin classes in the designed quarter and are expected to complete four
consecutive quarters in order to graduate. The link to "Courses" in the
blue box contains the required course list.
Medical Assistant applicants will be mailed a letter with the status of their application based upon their Index Score and ranking.
Accepted applicants' will receive a letter notifying them of a mandatory orientation they must attend in order to be enrolled in the program. Accepted students are required to submit a national background search to the College-approved vendor. This background check must be initiated and paid for by the student online before registration is allowed. Details will be included with your letter. Accepted students must provide proof of current immunizations that must be uploaded and tracked by the same vendor. The cost to the student for the background check and immunization tracking is $97.
Credential with WA State Department of Health
Upon successful completion of course work from the CBC Medical Assistant program, CBC graduates will have a comment posted at the bottom of their college transcript stating the degree or certificate earned.
New rules 2013 for Medical Assistants from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), fees are $115 to be paid by the graduate.
Graduates of CBC Medical Assistant program qualify for examination with American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) to be nationally certified. Fees are additional and we encourage graduates to apply for testing shortly before completion of your last quarter clinical course. Cost is $125 if application is submitted within 12 months of graduation date.
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