MCC Admissions

Mayland is part of the 58-campus North Carolina Community College System, and we partner with area colleges and universities to offer transfer options to our students. We also operate satellite campuses in Newland (Avery County) and Burnsville (Yancey County). 

 

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Programs of Study

What Can You Study at MCC?

The Division of Instructional Services at Mayland Community College is committed to providing quality educational experiences for students and the communities we serve. Our instructors use the latest technologies to open doors for learning and giving students options on when and where they want to study. Our programs give hands-on experiences to students, preparing them for success in the workplace or for transfer to another college or university.

Click here for a Programs of Study list or here for the current class schedule

Health Careers

Nursing & Medical Assisting

Demand for jobs in healthcare industries is strong, and you can work in a variety of facilities after completing your education and licensure (if necessary).

Learn more about program offerings, admission requirements and deadlines concerning:
Associate Degree Nursing
Nursing Assistant &
Medical Assisting
by clicking here

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Cost

Attending MCC is affordable!

Attending college can be a big financial commitment. You have to pay tuition, for books and supplies, food, transportation, and other expenses. It can add up quickly.

 Mayland Community College is an excellent value when compared to 4-year colleges and universities.

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Mayland Community College's Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students with the costs of attending college. Scholarships, grants, part-time work, and childcare are a few types of aid available to qualified students. There is an application process for financial aid. We encourage all students to apply for financial assistance.

Read more on the Financial Aid portion of the MCC website.

Medical Assisting Admissions Process

  1. Review the admissions packet.
  2. Fill out your application to apply.
*Note - The application period for the 2014-2015 term has ended.

Important information about Med Assisting

Care for a printable copy of this document?
Access a PDF file of it here (requires the free Adobe Reader available here).

Medical Assisting Admissions Packet available here!

The curriculum description, semester by semester program of study, program outcomes, faculty, and other information is available here.

The Medical Assisting Program prepares multi-skilled healthcare professionals to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.  Students may elect either the diploma (three semesters) or associate degree (five semesters).  Prospective students must apply by the deadline in order to enter the program.  Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the exam to become Certified Medial Assistants.

 Only twenty (20) students are allowed to be enrolled in the Medical Assisting Program at any given time.  Because of this limited enrollment, the students must complete an admission process to determine which students will be accepted into the program. 

Admission Requirements for the Medical Assisting Program

  • Have a high school or state-approved equivalent education diploma
  • Request an admissions packet and apply for Medical Assisting on May 1st before the fall you wish to enter.
    Applications are accepted until the program begins.
  • Prove proficiency with previous college courses in English (ENG 090), reading (RED 090), and arithmetic (MAT 060)
    or achieve minimum scores on the placement test (Reading: 81, English: 87, and arithmetic: 55. Placement testing
    must be taken within five years of application for admission to the Medical Assisting Program.)
  • Prove computer proficiency with previous course work (e.g., CIS 110, CIS 111, or CIS 113) or computer proficiency exam.
    Students must achieve a score that exempts them from CIS 110, 111, or 113.  Coursework and/or testing must have
    occurred within five years of application for admission to the Medical Assisting Program.
  • Prove keyboarding proficiency with previous coursework (OST 080 or OST 131).  Coursework and testing must have
    occurred within five years of application for admission to the Medical Assisting Program.
  • Have at least 2.0 overall GPA and a “C” or better in all previously taken non-medical assisting required courses.
  • Be free from any physical or emotional disability that would prevent the performance of safe patient-care activities.
  • Contact the Dean of Health Sciences if ever convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, excluding minor traffic violations.

Any previously taken math courses must be completed with at least a “C” within five years of application for admission to the Medical Assisting Program.  Any previously taken biology courses must have been completed with at least a “C” within five years of application for admission to the Medical Assisting Program.  The five-year limit for biology may be waived if an applicant has had full-time previous employment functioning as a medical assistant, in a healthcare facility in the past two years.

Ranking Process

Students who have completed the application process and meet all requirements for admission will be placed in rank-order based on a first come, first served basis.  This ranking will determine each applicant’s status as either conditionally accepted or on the alternate list.

 

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Have a question? Need help with your application? Get in touch with us!

Contact Matt Crump, Health Programs Admissions Advisor

mcrump@mayland.edu

828-765-7351 ext 1254

TELEPHONE
828.765.7351
1.800.462.9526

E-MAIL
admissions@mayland.edu

 

 

 

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