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Eligibility Requirements

Visit the Placement for Classes page to determine how to best establish your eligibility. You may or may not need to complete placement testing prior to enrolment. 

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

Steps to Enroll

  1. Apply at Seattle Central College
  2. Establish your program eligibility (English and math) by completing the English and math placement tests, or by submitting a relevant transcript to the admissions office.
  3. Enroll in the first three courses of the program when registration opens for the quarter you wish to begin: CMA 101, CMA 102, and CMA 103. Important: You must enroll in all three courses.

You may contact the program director, Ms.Toya Moore at with questions relating to the Certified Medical Assisting program.