Medical Assistant Intake Process

Medical Assistant Program Requirements

Due to the competitive nature of the Allied Health programs, there are special requirements that must be met to be considered for the Medical Assistant proficiency certificate program:

  1. You must have a high school diploma or General Education Equivalency Degree (GED)
  2. Demonstration of readiness for ENGL 101 and FNMT 118 as determined by satisfying placement during the admission process or by successfully completing developmental coursework
  3. Applicants with previous College experience or current Community College of Philadelphia students interested in adding this program must have satisfied all prerequisite coursework, and must also meet the minimum grade point average of 2.0

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the Medical Assistant clinical experience.

Applicants new to the College should select the Medical Assistant proficiency certificate as their major when applying to the College.    

Current College students in good academic standing should contact their Academic Advisor about adding the Medical Assistant proficiency certificate program. Current students on academic probation should contact Counseling.

Please refer to the current College Catalog for a complete listing of all policies and procedures associated with these programs.