Dec 02, 2023  
2022-2024 Catalog 
2022-2024 Catalog

Medical Assistant

Location(s): Trinity River Campus

Level 1 Certificate

Health Science Pathway
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Program Requirements

Total Certificate Hours: 40

Selective Admission Criteria:

All applicants to the Medical Assistant Program are required to attend an information session before the application deadline. Complete details of the Medical Assistant program admissions process may be found on the TCC website.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Students must be TSI compliant
  • Hold a TCCD Student Colleague Number
  • Must meet with the CTE advisor
  • IELTS 6.5 minimum score or TOEFL iBT test with 83 as a minimum score for ESL students

Prior to application students with international college, credits must contact the International Admissions office at 817-515-1570, to verify those courses that will transfer to TCC.

Once admitted to the program students must maintain a minimum grade of “C” (75%) in all courses found within the degree plan.

Students who are selected for admission must perform and pass a drug screening and criminal background check, both of which must report negative in order to remain in the program.

Required immunizations must be completed prior to the beginning of clinical rotations.

After successful completion of the above curriculum, the student is eligible to take the certification examination to become a Certified Medical Assistant.

Licensing Notice: Texas House Bill 1508

This program prepares a student for an occupational license. However, the student may not be eligible for licensing if they have a prior criminal history. For more details, see House Bill 1508 Licensing Requirements .