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About Our Medical Assistant (MA) Program

MA by the numbers

  • 15: maximum number of applicants accepted each application period
  • 40: credit hours to earn the certificate
  • 2: number of semesters to complete the MA Program
  • $3,500: approximate cost of the program (In-District Tuition)

Our Mission

The Medical Assistant Program prepares multi-skilled medical assistants to deliver quality and safe care in a dynamic healthcare environment through didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences that lead to gainful employment upon graduation.

How our program works


The number of applicants we accept is based upon clinical availability.

Time Commitment

You need to commit to full-time schedule for 2 semesters (40 credit hours).

Part-time and distance learning are not available at this time.


Program courses and labs are generally held Thursday through Sunday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Clinics are arranged with the program director. Our MA Program requires a total of 192 clinic hours.

Our program director will create and coordinate schedules based upon availability.


Successful completion of this program requires a grade of “C” or better in all courses.


Approximately $3,500 (includes courses, books, immunizations, prerequisites, etc.)



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484


Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated August 02, 2021