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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.

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 medical assisting program at Davis Technical College (Kaysville, UT) has a retention rate of 88.9% for the admission cohort that entered in 2017.

Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$539 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$4,195 Student tuition and fees **
$808 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

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Medical Assistant

Classroom Hours

Mo Tu We Th Fr

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

8am-11am

12pm-3pm

Cohort Start Dates

Nov 02, 2020 Session Full
Jan 04, 2021 Limited Capacity (Cohorts will accommodate full-time, part-time, and high school schedules)
Mar 01, 2021 Not Yet Available for Scheduling
May 03, 2021 Not Yet Available for Scheduling
Jul 06, 2021 Not Yet Available for Scheduling

Admission Requirements

PRE-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Secondary and post-secondary students may enroll in the Medical Assistant program. Students must meet the following program requirements:

  • If currently enrolled in high school, must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.  Adult students must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Students must be 17 years old to be enrolled in the Medical Assistant program
  • Complete assessment requirements as noted below:

POST-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students accepted into the Medical Assisting program, must meet the following post-admission requirements:

  • 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.


Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 245 - 300
Alternate Documentation
MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
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

Available 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

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Medical Assistant program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Weber State University
  • Utah State University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Utah Valley University
  • Ensign Business College
  • Dixie State University

Program Faculty

Amanda Hollingsworth
Bachelor's degree from Walden University

Dee Weaver
Master's Education, CMA from University of Phoenix

Maricatherine Wilcox
Certificate, AS from Davis Applied Technology College, Utah State University

*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.

Davis Technical College

Enrollment Steps

1

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —

3

Meet with Student Services for program instructions

4

Complete Orientation or Program Packet

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Purchase textbooks and materials

8

Start classes