Medical Assistant

Admission Process

  1. Apply to SLCC
  2. Meet with an Academic Advisor
  3. Prerequisites
  4. Immunization Form
  5. Background Check
  6. Application
  7. Notification of Acceptance or Non-Acceptance

Apply to SLCC
SLCC Application Instructions (4-6 week process)

Meet with an Academic Advisor
- Call 801-957-6215 to schedule an appointment
- Prepare for your appointment by going to the Advising webpage.

Prerequisites for Admission
Fall 2014 
^ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing 3
OR
AP English credit (must be listed on SLCC transcript), or CLEP English (must be listed on SLCC transcript).
^MATH 1010 Interm Algebra 4
OR
Placement into MATH 1050 within the past year: Accuplacer college level math score of 43, or ACT score of 23
^MA 1100 Medical Terminology 3
MA 1420 Clinical Psy 3
^PSY 1100 Human Growth & Dev 3

^ SLCC Offered Online

- NOTE: All prerequisites MUST be completed with the minimum grades BEFORE applying to the Medical Assistant program. MA 1100 Medical Terminology, MA 1420 Clinical Psychology, and PSY 1100 Human Growth and Development must be completed with a C grade (74 - 76%) or better. MATH 0950 Pre-Algebra (Summer 2014 admission) must be completed with a C grade (74 - 76%) or better OR ACT/SAT/Accuplacer exam placement into MATH 0990 or above within the past year. MATH 1010 Intermediate Algebra (Fall 2014 admission) must be completed with a C grade (74 - 76%) or better OR placement into MATH 1050 within the past year or Accuplacer college level math score of 43, or ACT score of 23. WRTG 0990 College Prep Writing (Summer 2014 admission) must be completed with a C grade (74 - 76%) or better OR ACT/SAT/Accuplacer exam placement into ENGL 1010 or above within the past two years. ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (Fall 2014 admission) osidfjoawieufopaisudf be completed with a C grade (74 - 76%) or better OR AP English Credit (must be listed on SLCC transcript), or CLEP English (must be listed on SLCC transcript). 

Immunization Form
- Have a health care provider fill out and sign the Immunization Form 
SLCC Health & Wellness Services offers immunizations at a discounted rate

*Some clinical facilities may require additional immunizations
**Student assumes the risk if he/she does not have the required immunizations and the clinical site(s) do not accept him/her, he/she may not be able to complete the course and the program. This may also result in possible withdrawal from the program after the tuition refund deadline is past

Background Check
- Order a background check by going to www.certifiedbackground.com and click on "students" (package code: SD22)
- Pay background check fee: $45
- Go to Background Check Instructions for more information
*Student assumes the risk if their criminal background is not clear, he/she may not be able to complete the course and the program. This may also result in possible withdrawal from the program after the tuition refund deadline is past. Only one placement attempt will be made per clinical course (this may depend upon the program). Students are advised to contact Lauren Fratto, the Program Specialist at Lauren.Fratto@slcc.edu or 801-957-6203 for any questions or concerns prior to applying to a program
**Background check is good for one year from order date.


Application
The following will instruct you on how to access the Medical Assistant Application:
- Log into MyPage
- Click on the Student Tab
- In the Health Sciences Channel box, click on Program Admissions to access the application
- Application fee: $25

Notification of Acceptance or Non-Acceptance
- Notification will be sent to student's Bruinmail
- If accepted, further instructions regarding the drug screening and orientation will be in the notification of acceptance
- Drug screen fee: $35

Application Deadlines

Fall 2014
July 1, 2014 - Aug. 9, 2014
Rolling Admission 

Spring 2015
Oct. 1, 2014 - Jan. 6, 2015
Rolling Admission

Summer 2015
March 9, 2015 - May 9, 2015
Rolling Admission