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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

Applications for the 2017 cohort will be accepted starting February 1, 2017.

The Medical Assisting program at Cosumnes River College has an average retention rate of 92%, as well as a 100% graduate and employer satisfaction rate, for the past five years.

Students must complete the following courses, with a C or better, prior to admission in to the MA program. Courses may be "in progress" during the spring application semester.

Pre-Requisite Courses:
AH 110 (3 units) Medical Language for Health Care Providers
BIOL 102 (4 units) Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology**
CISC 302 (2 units) Computer Familiarization
ENGWR 101 (4 units) College Writing (or eligibility for ENGWR 300 through the assessment process)
MEDA 100 (1.5 units) Introduction to Medical Assisting

**BIOL 100 or BIOL 430 & 431 may be substituted

Students interested in applying to the CRC Medical Assisting Program must submit a completed application, unofficial transcripts and a letter of intent to the Program Coordinator. All documents must be submitted in person. Applications and admission information will be available online each spring semester.

Important Dates:
February 1 Application available online
May 1 Application submission deadline
June 1 Final transcript submission deadline (for courses 'in progress' during application period)

Students who have been accepted in to the program will be notified by July 1 and will be required to attend an on-ground orientation prior to the beginning of the fall semester.