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Medical Assistant program ranked #1 in the nation! This program requires a general College application and a program-specific application. See below for application steps and important dates.


Delivery: Fall daytime and online classes; Spring daytime, evening, and online classes.
Start: Fall or Spring Semester; Full- or Part-Time.

Prerequisite and General Education/MnTC courses are available daytime, evening, and online; Fall, Spring, and Summer; Full- or Part-Time.

Interested in a career in healthcare?

Students can start now by taking their prerequisites along with the general education courses required for the program. 

Working on your prerequisite courses? The prerequisites needed are HLTH 1001, BIOL 1024, and either CAPL 1010 or CSCI 1020. There are also two MEDA courses that students can take along with the General Ed courses: MEDA 1020 and MEDA 1030 (after meeting the prerequisites for the courses; refer to the course catalog).

Century College Medical Assistant Diploma Program was recently awarded Editor’s Pick among the Best Online (Hybrid) Options for 2020-21.

Offering flexible start dates and scheduling options, and backed by a track record for exceptional graduate outcomes, the Century College Medical Assistant Diploma easily earns its place on our list of Top Picks for the Best Online Medical Assistant Programs for 2020-21!

Editor's Pick: Top Online Diploma, Certificate, and Associate's Degree Programs 2020-21

Read more about this exciting recognition!

In addition, the Medical Assistant Program was awarded the Excellence in Curriculum Planning Award by the Minnesota State System. Read more.