AS Medical Assisting: Clinical
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San José City College offers an Associate in Science (AS) and Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting: Clinical degree. The Medical Assisting: Clinical program prepares the student for employment as a clinical (back office) medical assistant in a physician’s office, clinic, or hospital setting. The student performs a variety of clinical medical assisting procedures including physical examination, medication administration, electrocardiography, minor surgery assist, medical asepsis, phlebotomy, and laboratory specimen handling, processing, and analysis. An externship in the clinical area of a physician’s office, clinic, or hospital will provide the student with the necessary experience to enter the workforce. Prior to, or after finishing the certificate classes, the student may complete the General Education requirements for the A.S. Degree. A grade of “C” or better is required in each major course. An advanced course in the major must be taken at San José City College.
San Jose City College does not charge an application fee
Original Bank Certification Letter indicating required funds in in liquid assets (cannot be from any source of stocks, bonds, or retirement accounts) listed in US dollars (For 2019-2020 year, minimum $21,428 USD required).
Admitted students will receive a letter of acceptance, form I-20, and other admission information. Upon receipt of a complete application, the international admissions staff will review it. Admission decisions will be mailed within 2 weeks.
1. Official English detailed translations of all your secondary and post-secondary transcripts.
2. English Language Proficiency Requirement:
a. By Examination: Scores must be sent directly by testing agency
- TOEFL School Code: 4686 Dept Code: 00, Minimum Score: 500 paper-based; 61 iBT
- IELTS Academic Module Minimum Band Score: 5.5
- STEP-EIKEN Minimum Score: Step 2A
- PTE: Academic Test Minimum Score: 42
b. Completion of the prerequisite course for college level English at U.S. institution.
c. Participation in Partner English Language Program
|Tuition & Other Fees||$ 6,864|
|Estimated Books & Supplies||$1,422|
|Mandatory Health Insurance||$1,422|
|Estimated Living Expenses||$9,200|
|Estimated Other Personal Expenses||$2,520|
|Total Estimated Cost||$21,428|