Medical Assisting Program Disqualifying Crimes

Background clearance includes the State of Washington and all other states and counties which the student has lived in for the past seven years.

Clinical Agency Requirements

Because LCC must comply with health care agency requirements, a positive finding or a pending charge in a background check may exclude the student from completing the medical assisting program. Some crimes disqualify a person from giving patient care. Clinical agencies retain the right to refuse placement to students with a history of certain offenses. For additional information, see Disqualifying Crimes.

Required Expenses - applicant's responsibility

  • Criminal background check
  • 2-step TB test or chest X-ray
  • 2 MMR vaccination or titers for Rubella, Mumps, Rubella showing immunity
  • Hepatitis B vaccination series and titer
  • 2 Varicella vaccinations or titer for varicella showing immunity
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccination (adult) within 10 years (TDAP)
  • Drug screen
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification
  • Current First Aid certification
  • Personal health insurance

For specific degree requirements click the above button. Select the 'Medical Assisting' tab, then click on the Degree Requirements for the degree or certificate you are interested in.

Contact Medical Assisting Program

We are located on the second floor of the Health & Science Building. Stop by during regular office hours, or call (360) 442-2860 to make an appointment. 

Healthcare Program Inquiries

  Bev Ylen, Health Programs Coordinator
  (360) 442-2860

Medical Assisting Program Inquiries

  Vicky Soladey, Program Director
  (360) 442-2878

Medical Assisting Program Advising

For initial advising contact the One Stop Center. For subsequent advising contact Vicky Soladey at

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