Medical Assisting

Chemeketa's Medical Assisting Program prepares you for a wide range of duties in medical offices and other healthcare settings through hands-on laboratory, classroom and online learning as well as placement in clinics working directly with patients and healthcare professionals.

Program Information

  • 41 Credit and financial aid eligible limited enrollment certificate program
  • 3 term training program (9 months) offered twice- cohorts begin fall and spring terms each year.
  • Offered only at the Yamhill Valley Campus in McMinnville, OR.
  • Visit the Requirements and Application page for the scoring guide and to download the current application

Admission Requirements: Students must meet these minimums to apply to the program

  • Completion with a grade "C" or better of  RD 80/85 or RD 090; or placement into RD 115 or higher on Chemeketa Placement test OR proof of an Associate's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution will fulfill this requirement.
  • Completion with a grade "C" or better of  HM 120, MTH 060 (or higher), PSY 104, and WR 090 (or higher)
  • Copy of High school diploma, GED, or high school transcripts showing completion
  • Must be elegible to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 by the time the program starts

Total Cost of Program
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