Medical Assisting - Get Started

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be eligible for English 098
  • Be eligible for Math 087/91
  • High school diploma or GED

*An academic advisor must review math and English placement test scores or transcripts to prove program eligibility.

Important dates:

  • August 20, 2019: Priority Medical Assisting application deadline
  • August 27, 2019: Applicant interviews
  • August 30, 2019: Selected applicants notified
  • September 17, 2019 Medical Assisting program orientation

Steps to Enroll

  1. Complete the 5-Step Enrollment Process for Seattle Central College, which includes placement testing and/or transcript evaluations to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. After placement testing, meet with an academic advisor or contact the advising office via email ( to be added to the waitlist for Medical Assisting.
  3. Complete the Medical Assisting application.