Admissions to the Medical Assisting Program

The Medical Assisting Certificate program is designed to provide students with a wide range of clinical, computer, communication, and organizational skills that prepare them for a multitude of positions in various medical environments. Medical Assistants are versatile, multifaceted professionals. Upon completion of the 29 credit hours of coursework within the certificate, students will be qualified to take the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification Examination.

Medical Assisting Information Sessions

Attendance at an information session within a calendar year is required for all applicants to the Medical Assisting program. The Program Coordinator will share up-to-date information about the Medical Assisting Program (MEA) and answer questions regarding the curriculum, clinical assignments, and support services.

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Application Materials

Medical Assisting applications are accepted for the spring semester only. The maximum enrollment is 24 and is based on a first-come, first-served space available basis. Once the enrollment is full, students will be placed on a waiting list for one academic year.

Medical Assisting applicants are required to submit the following information:

  • Application FormPDF document
  • Official final high school transcript or GED/HiSET test score results
  • Attendance at an information session within a calendar year is required for all applicants

*Your application will be considered incomplete until ALL materials are received. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission.

Upon acceptance, accepted students must complete the following or will be withdrawn from the MEA program:

*Failure to complete the above may result in removal from the CT Medical Assisting program.

Program Accreditation

The Cape Cod Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE).

For questions regarding admission to the MEA program please contact:

Admissions Office

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