Please submit a complete admissions application packet. You must be 18 years or older to enter this program.
A complete application packet contains all documents listed in Step 2.
- Complete a Grand Rapids Community College Application.
- Application Type: Job Training
- Academic Plan: Medical Assistant Program Certificate of Completion
- Read all the supporting documents - the Appearance & Behavior Standards, Experience with Employers, and the Successful Completion Requirements.
Complete and submit the following four items and required documentation.
- WorkKeys® Applied Math, WorkKeys® Workplace Documents and WorkKeys® Graphic Literacy assessments with Level scores of 4 or higher (see below for information regarding assessments) Register to take WorkKeys® Assessments.
- Typing Certificate indicating an ability to type at least 40wpm with 95% accuracy from an online testing website. (Typing Certificate Instructions)
- Computer Competency Badges
- GRCC Immunization Form, including supporting documentation from a healthcare source physician office, health department, etc.
WorkKeys® Assessment Information:
WorkKeys® Tests can be completed at GRCC. Register to take WorkKeys® Assessments.
If you are a graduate of a Michigan high school, you may have taken the WorkKeys® Applied Math, WorkKeys® Reading for Information and WorkKeys® Locating Information as part of standardized testing in 11th grade. You may obtain your scores by either contacting your high school or ACT WorkKeys ((800) 967-5539). We will accept scores from 2012 or newer.
Where to send submissions
Documents may be submitted by mail, in person, by fax or email.
GRCC Tassell MTEC
622 Godfrey SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Fax: (616) 234-4435
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org *Email is not considered secure for healthcare information transmission.
Once all your documents are submitted, you will be notified that you are admitted into the Medical Assistant program.
Once you have been notified by e-mail or postal mail, please complete the following steps:
Create an Online Center Account at www.grcc.edu/loginrequest
Step 4: Secure your Funding
GRCC accepts cash, check, financial aid, third party funding or credit/debit card. Tuition is due 30 days prior to the course start date. If payment is not received, your enrollment is automatically dropped.
The Medical Assistant Program at GRCC is Federal Financial Aid Eligible.
Step 5: Enroll in Class
OR you can go directly to the GRCC Online Center
Students Enrolling in the Medical Assistant Program will be required to complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC) to be eligible to begin the program. You will receive your CBC instructions upon enrollment.
Withdraw or Cancellation Policy:
If your situation changes and you need to withdraw your enrollment from the Medical Assistant Program, please refer to GRCC's tuition refund policy.
The Medical Assistant Program at GRCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assistant Education Review Board (MAERB). CAAHEP 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 (717) 210-2350 www.caahep.org.