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.
- FY101 First Year Experience 1
- BIO103 Medical Terminology 4
Comp I - Expository Writing
—Min. C grade required.
or MAT105 College Algebra 3
- Total: 10
PLUS register at ACM for
MDAS101 Introduction to Medical Asst. (3 credits)
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)
*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).