Medical Assisting

To get into the Medical Assisting program, you must meet the following additional standards. These steps/requirements are in addition to Kirkwood's steps to become a student

  • Attend Program Conference
  • Apply to program
  • Complete prerequisite course with a C- or better:
    • Basic Anatomy & Physiology (3 credit)
  • Have placement test scores or course equivalents on file with Allied Health office

If college level placement is not met, students are recommended to meet with an advisor. Kirkwood and Medical Assisting admissions policies and procedures are subject to change at anytime. After all admissions criteria is met, students are accepted or placed on the waitlist to the Medical Assisting program.