Transfer Prep Medical Assistant - Garrett College
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Medical Assistant – Transfer Prep Program

This is a preparatory program designed to provide general education coursework for students planning to transfer to the Allegany College of Maryland's Medical Assistant program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to ACM for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into ACM's program. Contact Allegany College of Maryland's Advising Center for more information on this program.

recommended sequence


  • FY101  First Year Experience  1
  • BIO103  Medical Terminology  4
  • ENG 101  Comp I - Expository Writing  3

    —Min. C grade required.

  • MAT210  Introductory Statistics
    or MAT105  College Algebra  3
  • Total: 10
  • PLUS register at ACM for
    MDAS101 Introduction to Medical Asst. (3 credits)


  • BIO104  Principles of Biology OR
    BIO101  General Biology  4
  • CS105  Intro to Computers  3
  • SPC101  Introduction to Communication  3
  • Total: 13
  • total credit hours: 23 (+3 at acm)

transfer notes

*Minimum C grade required for this program.

Admission to ACM’s Medical Assistant program is very competitive; completion of these classes does not guarantee acceptance into the ACM program.

Spring Admission at ACM – Must take MDAS101 at ACM in the Fall semester prior to applying.

ACM requires a Criminal Record check prior to entry into the Clinical phase of the program.

CPR Certification for Health Care Professionals is also required at application (offered regularly at ACM).