NOTICE: 1098T forms for 2019 are now available on the student portal.

The goal of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. To achieve this goal, students will be trained in all aspects of medical office practice including administrative tasks and back office clinical tasks. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students will participate in a non-paid externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the American Association of Medical Assistants Certified Medical Assistant Certification exam.

Students may take the Radiology Practical Technician portion of the Medical Assistant program as a stand alone course. This course within our Medical Assistant program offers students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the field of radiology. Students will receive training in necessary aspects of radiology such as the medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, standard radiographic image techniques, use of radiographic equipment, basic physics principles and radiation safety and protection.

The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

The exam passage rate for the 2016 graduates is 93.75%, as reported on the MAERB 2018 Annual Report.

Cost Summary

$45.00 Adult college admission fee
$40.00 Annual high school student fee
$3,814.90 Student tuition and fees **
$1,242.92 Estimated books and materials *
$18.00 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Medical Assistant

Classroom Availability

Mo

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

Tu

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

We

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

Th

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

Fr

8am-11am

12pm-3pm


Open Close Class Starts
Feb 03, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 TBD
Mar 02, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 TBD

If you are looking for the Radiology Practical Technician course, please click here

Admission Requirements

Pre-Admissions Requirements

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.

Post-Admissions Requirements

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
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MATH REQUIREMENTS

Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 249
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KEYBOARDING REQUIREMENTS
30 wpm
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Licensing/Certifications

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

Transfer Options

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.

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Enrollment Steps

Students must be 18 to complete externships, so they should be at least 17 when they enroll.


1

Meet with IMA for Health Professions – to complete college application (if needed) and pick up paperwork packet

2

Complete paperwork for Medical Assistant program – return to IMA, Carlos, or lockbox

3

Complete placement assessments

4

Enroll in program

5

Meet with IMA to schedule program orientation (First Monday of month 10 a.m.)

6

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

7

Schedule first course

8

Pay tuition and fees

9

Start classes