Applying for admission to Lower Columbia College is the first step towards earning your degree or certificate in medical assisting.

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After you have applied for admission please contact the Entry Center to request an appointment with an advisor and assistance with registering for your first quarter classes.

After your first quarter your faculty advisor will be Elizabeth Engel. Please contact her to reserve a space in a required orientation/advising session before registering for your second quarter classes.

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

Advising dates with Elizabeth Engel:

Drop in advising session for those who have already met with Elizabeth Engel. Students will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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

  Elizabeth Engel, Program Director
  (360) 442-2867

Medical Assisting Program Advising

For initial advising contact the Entry Center. For subsequent advising attend an orientation/advising session with Elizabeth Engel.

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