Degrees and Certificates


*Medical Assisting Generalist Certificate is currently restricted to Dual Credit students only.

​Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.


Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours for Dallas County residents. Beginning in Fall 2020, the price of most required learning materials (books, software, supplies, etc.) will be included​ with the price of tuition. Find out about financial aid.


There is no standard licensure for medical assistants, but program graduates can sit for the following credentialing tests:

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