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​College Certificate in Medical Assisting

August 2019 Application Criteria:

  • Entry into BC requires a standard high school diploma or GED. 
  • Applicants must complete the Health Science limited access program admission application and requirements.
  • If selected for admission, candidate must complete the required health science screenings (background checks, drug screening, complete physical and current CPR card from the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) to retain seat in the Medical Assisting program.
  • Prior to admission, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicinal products, including but not limited to CBD, THC, Cannabinoid, and Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, and consequently, the student will not be able to be admitted to the Health Science program. A second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01. The links are provided below.




Application Period:      January 8 - April 15. Dates for application period may be extended on a need to be basis.

There is also an AS degree option for this program for which all students who have been awarded a College Certificate would need to reapply as it is a limited access program. 


To complete the AS degree, students would need to achieve a grade of “C” or above in all general education requirements.


Additional programmatic admissions criteria can be reviewed at Health Science Admissions site.


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