Due to the limited number of seats, registration in certain Medical Assisting courses requires a selection process. Any student that wishes to graduate from the CMA Exam Preparation or the Associate's degree are required to meet the departmental application requirements as listed below.
Departmental Application Requirements
1. Apply for admission to the University. Students must be considered an undergraduate degree seeking at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Students are encouraged to declare the Pre-Major Medical Assisting major. Students who are not pre-medical assisting majors will not be at a disadvantage in the application process.
3. Meet with an academic advisor to develop an academic plan and learn more about the medical assisting program. Students are required to meet with an academic advisor to learn more about the career, program, application process and develop an academic plan.
5. Complete Medical Assisting Program Application. The Medical Assisting department requires completion of a department application in
order to receive department approval for MA A120 Medical Office Procedures and MA
A250 Clinical Procedures I (Fall only courses). These courses are required to make
successful certificate or degree progress. Upon review of the initial application,
a select number of applicants will be invited for an interview.