Secondary and post-secondary students may enroll in the Medical Assisting program. Students must meet the following program requirements:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).
- Pass Davis Tech Complete the Davis Tech Placement Assessments.
Students accepted into the Medical Assisting program, must meet the following post-admission requirements:
- Be 18 years old before beginning your clinical externship.
- Provide documentation of all required vaccinations.
- Take and pass a urine drug screen.
- Complete and pass a federal criminal background check.*
*Any misdemeanor or felony conviction on record may negatively impact the chances of completing the program, being placed on an externship site, applying for the Certified Medical Assistant credential and obtaining employment in a health care setting.
Please see your instructors for more information about any of these requirements or critical program information here.
Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
- READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 245 - 300
- MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 249
- KEYBOARDING REQUIREMENTS
- 30 wpm
Certifications & Credentials
Davis Technical College CredentialsDavis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Medical Assistant: Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Assistant: Clinical and Lab Procedures
Medical Assistant: Medical Office Management
Medical Assistant: Medical Terminology
Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. This allows students to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed and to continue their education between schools. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, students must provide a transcript to the receiving institution with a grade “B” or better in the designate course(s). Any additional requirements are stated below.
*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.
**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.