Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program at Cosumnes River College has an average retention rate of 95%, as well as a 100% graduate and employer satisfaction rate, for the past five years. The 2016 cohort had a 100% retention rate.

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.

Pre-Requisite Courses:
AH 110 (3 units) Medical Language for Health Care Providers
BIOL 102 (4 units) Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology**
CISC 302 (2 units) Computer Familiarization
ENGWR 101 (4 units) College Writing (or eligibility for ENGWR 300 through the assessment process)
MEDA 100 (1.5 units) Introduction to Medical Assisting

**BIOL 100 or BIOL 430 & 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 must be submitted in person. Applications and admission information will be available online each spring semester.

Important Dates:
February 1 Application available online
May 1 Application submission deadline
June 1 Final transcript submission deadline (for courses 'in progress' during application period)

Students who have been accepted in to the program will be notified by July 1 and will be required to attend an on-ground orientation prior to the beginning of the fall semester.