Medical Assistant

School of
Health Professions

Heather Larsen

Heather Larsen

  • Instructional Management Assistant
  • 801-593-2378

Program Summary

When Can I Start

Monthly Start Dates


32 Credit Hours

Time to Complete

13 months @ 18hrs/wk

Training Locations

Main Campus

Adult Student Costs | $3,516*

Estimated: Includes Tuition, Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Costs | $568

Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program

  • NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

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Program Outcomes

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Program / Admission Details

Program Description

The goal of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. To achieve this goal, students will be trained in all aspects of medical office practice including administrative tasks and back office clinical tasks. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students will participate in a non-paid externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant Certification exam.

The Medical Assistant program is affiliated with American Medical Technologist (AMT)

American Medical Technologist
10700 West Higgins Rd, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 90018

Admission Requirements


Secondary and post-secondary students may enroll in the Medical Assistant program. Students must meet the following program requirements:

  • If currently enrolled in high school, must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Adult students must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Students must be at least 17 years old to enroll into the Medical Assistant program, however, they must be 18 years old to begin their clinical rotations which take place at the end of the program.
  • Complete assessment requirements as noted below:


Students accepted into the Medical Assistant program, must meet the following post-admission requirements:

  • Provide documentation of all required vaccinations
  • Take and pass a drug screening before starting clinical rotation.
  • Complete and pass a federal criminal background check *

* Any misdemeanor or felony conviction on record may negatively impact the chances of completing the program, being placed on an externship site, applying for the Certified Medical Assistant credential and obtaining employment in a health care setting.

Please see your instructors for more information about any of these requirements or critical program information.

Placement Assessment Requirements

Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be provided to the Assessment Center. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases.

The following tests are required for this program:

  • High School student applicants must submit transcripts for ALL PROGRAMS. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of Math 2 (B or higher) and English 2 (B or higher) is required to waive testing for high school students. Some programs have higher GPA requirements. Student’s must have the minimum required grade for two quarters or one semester in the same school year.
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications
  • Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
  • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
  • Medical Assistant: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Assistant: Clinical and Lab Procedures
  • Medical Assistant: Medical Office Management
  • Medical Assistant: Medical Terminology
Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the this program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Training Start Dates
    — Orientation for Registered Students: Watch for an email from your Instructor for the date and time.
    • Nov 6, 2023
    • Dec 4, 2023

Classroom Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am
12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm
3pm-6pm 3pm-6pm 3pm-6pm 3pm-6pm
6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm

Program Faculty

Talya Cameron

FT Talya Cameron | Lead Instructor

  • CMA (AAMA)
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
LaVon Jackson

FT LaVon Jackson

  • CMA (AAMA)
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Maricatherine Wilcox

FT Maricatherine Wilcox

  • CMA (AAMA)
  • Associate degree from Utah State University
Lexi Trujillo

PT Lexi Trujillo

  • Master's degree from Western Governors University
Renee Cowgur

PT Renee Cowgur

  • Associate degree