Medical Assisting

The additional requirements for admission to the Medical Assisting Program are listed in the Application Policies and Procedures packets and on the WCC website Also, upon admission to the Medical Assisting Program, an applicant must:

  1. Submit verification of physical and emotional health on the Student Medical Form.
  2. Submit documentation of required immunizations.
  3. Complete required criminal background checks and drug testing. Applicants should be aware that if a clinical site denies a student placement in their facility, the student will be unable to complete the required clinical component of the course. The student will be withdrawn from all MED courses and will not be allowed to progress in the Medical Assisting Program.
  4. Submit proof of current American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR certification

Note: Any candidate for admission to the Medical Assisting program should be aware that a person convicted of a felony will not be eligible for the certification examination administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). However, the Certifying Board may grant a waiver based upon mitigating circumstances.