The Medical Assisting program at Cosumnes River College has an average graduate and employer satisfaction rate of 100% for the past five years. In addition, the 2019 cohort had an 83% passage rate on the national Certified Medical Assistant credentialing exam.
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.
|AH 311* (3 units)||Medical Language for Health Care Providers|
|BIOL 102 (4 units)||Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology**|
|CISC 302 (2 units)||Computer Familiarization|
|Eligibility for ENGWR 300 (3 units)||College Composition|
|or ENGWR 341 (3 units)||Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing|
|or BUS 100 (3 units)||English for the Professional|
|or ESL 130 (6 units)||ESL College English Preparation: Advanced-Low|
|MEDA 100 (1.5 units)||Introduction to Medical Assisting|
* course previously numbered as AH 110
**BIOL 100 or BIOL 430 and 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 should be e-mailed to the Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications and admission information will be available online each spring semester.
|February 1||Application available online|
|June 15||Application submission deadline|
Students who have been accepted in to the program will be notified by July 18 and will be required to attend an on-ground orientation prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
Awarded Most Affordable Program 2020-2021