Admission Requirements

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The Medical Assisting diploma program application window will open October 1 each year and will have a priority deadline of March 1. Applications will be accepted after the priority deadline if there are spaces available. 

Admission interviews are conducted March – July.

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Requirements for Admission

The goal of the Gaston College Medical Assisting Program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The Medical Assisting Program at Gaston College has a retention rate of 76.47% for the admission cohort that entered in 2018, and there are a number of support services available to medical assisting students at Gaston College so that they can successfully complete the program.

The medical assisting certification exam passage rate for the 2018 Gaston College Medical Assisting Program graduates is 100%.

The Medical Assisting Program at Gaston College has a job placement rate of 100.00% for the 2018 Gaston College Medical Assisting Program graduates.