Medical Assistant Program Admission Requirements

Front Range Community College offers a medical assistant certificate program with the classes, training and hands-on experience needed to succeed. 

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Program Requirements

You can start the Medical Assistant program only in the fall semester.

Required Immunizations

All immunizations need to be current throughout the program. Allied Health students who are in programs that have a clinical rotation requirement must have proof of the following to go to their clinical site:

  • TB Test (valid for one year and must remain current throughout the program)
  • Tdap (within 10 years)
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots) or proof of immunity via a titer
  • Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR, two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • 2 Varicella a.k.a. Chickenpox (proof of vaccination, immunity via a titer or MD documented disease)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – March
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

Additional Requirements

  • American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR cards (valid for two years).
  • Passing a background check and drug test through FRCC will also be required. View list of disqualifying offenses.
  • Scrubs for participation in laboratory classes, clinical classes and internship.
  • A watch that can count 60 seconds (cell phones may not be used as a watch).
  • Stethoscope and Blood Pressure cuff.

You can start the Medical Assistant program only in the fall semester

Required Immunizations

All immunizations need to be current throughout the program. Allied Health students who are in programs that have a clinical rotation requirement must have proof of the following to go to their clinical site:

  • TB Test (valid for one year and must remain current throughout the program)
  • Tdap (within 10 years)
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots) or proof of immunity via a titer
  • Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR, two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • 2 Varicella a.k.a. Chickenpox (proof of vaccination, immunity via a titer or MD documented disease)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – March
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

Additional Requirements

  • American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR cards (valid for two years).
  • Passing a background check and drug test through FRCC will also be required. View list of disqualifying offenses.
  • Scrubs for participation in laboratory classes, clinical classes and internship.
  • A watch that can count 60 seconds (cell phones may not be used as a watch).
  • Stethoscope and Blood Pressure cuff.

You can start the Medical Assistant Program only in the fall and summer semesterView the Medical Assistant Program video

Information Session

Information sessions are hosted from 6 pm - 7 pm on the second Wednesday of each month. 

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Required Immunizations

All immunizations need to be current throughout the program. Allied Health students who are in programs that have a clinical rotation requirement must have proof of the following to go to their clinical site:

  • TB Test (valid for one year and must remain current throughout the program)
  • Tdap (within 10 years)
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots) or proof of immunity via a titer
  • Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR, two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • 2 Varicella a.k.a. Chickenpox (proof of vaccination, immunity via a titer or MD documented disease)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – March
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

Additional Requirements

  • American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR cards (valid for two years).
  • Passing a background check and drug test through FRCC will also be required. View list of disqualifying offenses.
  • Scrubs for participation in laboratory classes, clinical classes and internship.
  • A watch that can count 60 seconds (cell phones may not be used as a watch).
  • Stethoscope and Blood Pressure cuff.
 
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