This program is set up in a cohort model that begins each fall quarter.
Applications are now open for Fall Quarter 2020.
Learn more about the application process and requirements.
The UCLA Medical Assistant Program (MAP), offered through a partnership between UCLA Health and UCLA Extension, combines the theory and practical experience necessary to prepare students to transition successfully into a career as a medical assistant.
Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.
Tuition for this program is $23,000. However, through our generous scholarship program and donor support, UCLA Health employees may only be responsible for as little as $2,000 in tuition for the program, and non-UCLA Health employees may only be responsible for as little as $5,000.
All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.
*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.
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