The Medical Assistant Program is designed to prepare students to assist with the administrative and clinical functions in the healthcare environment.  Upon successful program completion students will be well prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings including Medical Offices, Hospitals, and Ambulatory Care Centers.  The students will be educated in a variety of laboratory and clinical skills including phlebotomy, EKG, sterile technique, medication administration, emergency response, administering injections, surgical procedures, and rehabilitation.  They will also learn administrative skills such as office management, billing and coding, scheduling appointments, and filing medical records.  Completion of the program will allow students to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant certification exam.




Upcoming Dates

  • August 2024

Time (Delta, In-seat)

  • Monday – Friday
  • Morning: 7:30am-11:05am or
  • Afternoon: 12:00pm-3:35pm

Time (Montrose, Online/Hybrid)

  • Tuesday & Thursday
  • 5:00pm-9:00pm (on campus hours)
  • Online session times will be discussed at the beginning of this program.


  • $4851.52*
  • * approximate cost, not including assessment and state testing fees; subject to change

Program Information

  • Medical Assistant is a 33 credit, 630 hour program
  • Medical Assistant is 2 semesters
  • This program qualifies for Federal Aid (Pell, SEOG, Federal Work Study, etc…)

Department Faculty

  • Paula Trickel (Program Coordinator/Instructor)
  • Candis Parrish (Instructor)
  • Ariel Tidwell (Instructor)

How to Apply

  1. Complete TCR application
  2. Background Check
  3. Medical Assistant Registration Packet
  4. Send a copy of your Drivers License to admissions@tcr.edu
  5. Request Official High school and College Transcripts to be sent to admissions@tcr.edu

Additional Tools

  1. Medical Assistant Application Checklist
  2. Immunizations & Vaccine
  3. MA Course Descriptions

High School Students

This program is available to high school students. For more information click here https://tcr.edu/high-school-concurrent-enrollment/

Available at these campuses

  • Main Campus (In-Seat)
    1765 US-50
    Delta, CO 81416
  • PIC Place (Online/Hybrid)
    87 Merchant Dr
    Montrose, CO 81401

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