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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Medical Office Technology Medical Assistant Certificate


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CIP 510705 (MEDA)

The Medical Assistant Certificate enable student to get a job as a fully-fledged MA for the front and back office of a physician’s office. In addition to doing reception work in the office, an MA also does patient care including laboratory work and injections in an ambulatory care facility.

Admission Requirements


  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • High School graduation or GED equivalence
  • Complete MOT Program Application
  • Personal interview with the MOT Program Coordinator
  • HIT students do not need permission from the MOT department in order to complete MOT 125 , MOT 133  and MOT 135  
  • Criminal Background Check
  • College Placement Test is required for all MOT students (scores of 96 or higher in Reading and a 5 on the Essay OR 80 in Reading and a 6 on the Essay and MAT 050  or equivalent placement test scores.
  • Accuplacer scores can still be accepted if not older than three years. Minimum Accuplacer scores to be considered are 95 or higher on sentence and 45 or higher in Elementary Algebra 45+ or equivalent ACT / SAT scores or appropriate prior college-level coursework)

Program Requirements


Graduation Requirements


  • All major, general education and other courses required for these certificates/degrees must be completed with a “C” or better to meet graduation requirements.
  • Medical Office Technology (MOT) courses must be taken within five years of a student’s graduation.
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.
  • “Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/gainful-employment-disclosure-information.”

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