Apply at Hawkeye
Complete Hawkeye's online admissions application to apply and be considered for the Medical Assistant program.
Request to have your transcripts sent to the Admissions office.
Basic Skill Competencies
In order to be eligible for the Medical Assistant program, all students must meet minimum score requirements and/or complete required success courses. Success course credits do not apply towards graduation or the diploma.
Students must meet the minimum assessment score of the ACT, ACCUPLACER, or COMPASS assessment or have completed the required success course in each math, English, and reading.
||85 Elementary Algebra
||MAT-063 Elementary Algebra
||82 Sentence Skills
||ENG-061 College Preparatory Writing II
||RDG-040 College Preparatory Reading III
Students must complete the prerequisite coursework with a minimum 2.50 GPA to be accepted to the Medical Assistant program.
Eligible for Acceptance List
Applicants who have completed Step 1 and meet the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria are eligible for acceptance and will be placed on the Eligible for Acceptance list. Applicants are offered acceptance based on the date their applicant file was completed. Students who share the same file completion date will be ranked according to their prerequisite cumulative GPA.
If the number of eligible applicants is greater than the number of program seats available, accepted students may be placed on the Alternate List, based on their ranking as described above. An advisor can help students evaluate their options, which include enrolling in general education courses required by the program or taking time off from school to work and save money.
Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria will be accepted as Pre-Medical Assistant students. As a pre-program student, you are eligible to take developmental, prerequisite, and general education courses. An advisor will help you create an academic plan to meet your program admission requirements. Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.
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