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Medical Assisting Diploma Application Instructions
Fall 2020 Program Application Deadline: June 26, 2020
**Prerequisites must be completed by end of Summer Term**
Step 1: Complete the attached Medical Assisting Diploma application form. Read the instructions
and application requirements very carefully. This is a writable form and does not need to
be printed out. Please save to your computer and fill out the form and save it back to your
computer once you have completed the application before you email the form and all
required documents.
Step 2: Review your Gwinnett Technical College transcript to confirm that all prerequisites are
accurately reflected, and then save to your computer an unofficial copy to submit with your
To review & save your Gwinnett Technical College academic transcript:
Log on to gtc-web.org
Click on “Student/Faculty Secure Area”
User Name: FLLLLLLXXXX (F=first initial lowercase L=first 6 of last name lowercase XXXX=
last four digits of student 900 number)
Password: Enter default (gtcmmddyy) or your customized password).
Click on “Student Services and Financial Aid”
Click on “Student Records”
Click on “Academic Transcript”
Click on “Submit”
*NOTE FOR APPLICANTS EXPECTING TRANSFER CREDIT: Applicants will need to be accepted into
Gwinnett Technical College at least 3 weeks prior to the June 26
deadline to ensure that transfer
credits have enough time to be evaluated and transferred in. The process of evaluating official
transcripts does not begin until a student is accepted and can take between 2-3 weeks. Once the
official evaluation process is complete, the credits that have been accepted will be transferred in and
will show on your Gwinnett Technical College Transcript. If any prerequisites have been taken at other
institutions and are not reflected on your Gwinnett Technical College transcript 2-3 weeks after
acceptance, or if you are accepted less than 3 weeks prior to the deadline, please e-mail the Healthcare
Team at HealthTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.
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Step 3: Take the TEAS Exam:
The ATI TEAS Exam is offered by appointment only at the Gwinnett Technical College
Assessment Center remotely.
The ATI TEAS exam must be taken between June 18, 2019 and application deadline of
June 26, 2020. A copy of the score report must be submitted with your application packet.
The cost of the ATI TEAS Exam is $107, which is paid online directly to ATI TEAS at the time
your appointment is made. NO REFUND is available.
The minimum score to apply is 50.
Students must register for the ATI TEAS Exam at atitesting.com. Please create an account
and select Gwinnett Technical College AH (Allied Health) as your institution.
Applicants may take the ATI TEAS Exam a maximum of 2 times per application cycle at
Gwinnett Technical College.
electronically from ATI to Gwinnett Technical College. Note: All scores must be sent
officially from ATI to Gwinnett Tech and received by our Assessment Center in order for
student to apply. A copy of the score report must be submitted as part of your application
packet. You may obtain the score report from the GTC Assessment Center. We accept
both the ATI TEAS for Allied Health and ATI TEAS for Nursing Students.
The highest ATI TEAS Exam score earned within the application cycle will be accepted.
To request an ATI TEAS transcript visit atitesting.com and:
o Click on Student Home page; select My Results tab; select Share Results link; select
Gwinnett Technical College AH as your institution; click continue to open the
Shopping Cart, and then click Check Out to open the secure checkout page. ATI
TEAS Exam transcripts cost $27.00 and is paid directly to ATI TEAS.
Step 4: Complete the Medical Assisting Application Form with all required information.
Be sure to attach a copy of your current:
Gwinnett Technical College transcript printed from gtc-web.org,
ATI TEAS Exam results
Driver’s license
Permanent Resident Card - only if you are not a U.S. citizen.
Step 5: Submit your completed application packet to the email address
healthapp@gwinnetttech.edu, no later than June 26, 2020. Your packet will be reviewed by
an advisor for accuracy and completion before being submitted for processing. Incomplete
application packets will not be accepted.
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Gwinnett Technical College
Medical Assisting Competitive Selection Application
Program Application Deadline: June 26, 2020
Prerequisites must be completed by the end of Summer Term
Please complete the Competitive Application Form and attach all required documents.
Neither the Competitive Selection Application nor supporting documentation will be accepted after the program
application deadline. Documents must be submitted as a complete packet and may not be submitted individually.
Student must be currently enrolled or accepted into Gwinnett Technical College pursuing admissions to the Medical Assisting
Diploma program.
Have you submitted an official transcript to Admissions from all colleges previously attended and
Official Score Reports from College Board for any AP Credit obtained?
Have you attached a copy of your driver’s license? Cannot be expired.
Have you attached a copy of your Permanent Resident Card only needed if you are not a U.S.
citizen. Cannot be expired.
Have you attached your ATI TEAS exam results?
You must have completed the ATI TEAS exam with a minimum score of 50% between June 18,
2019 and June 26, 2020. Please attach score report.
For staff use only
Applicant Information
ID #:
___ /___ /___
Full Name:
Street Address
Apartment/Unit #
ZIP Code
( ________ ) _________ - ____________
( ________ ) _________ - ____________
Student is in good academic standing
Attached ATI TEAS test was taken between June 18,
2019 and June 26, 2020, and meets minimum score
of 50% as verified in SOATEST.
Student has an active Admissions file
FYES is completed with a “C” or higher or is in-
All previous transcripts received and prerequisites
are transferred in accurately in SHATERM
All required courses complete with minimum 2.5 or
higher GPA
Driver’s License is attached and not expired
Student has in-progress courses
Permanent Resident Card is attached and has not
# of in-progress classes
BIOL and ALHS courses were taken during or after
Summer 2015
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Gwinnett Technical College
Medical Assisting Competitive Selection Application
The Medical Assisting Diploma program requires the following courses to be completed or in-progress by the end of
Summer Term. Each course must be completed with a minimum grade of C. In addition to earning a minimum grade of C
in each course, an overall GPA of 2.5 must be earned in the required prerequisite courses. A student may retake a course,
however only the most recent attempt will be considered for the prerequisite GPA calculation used in the screening
Please identify where and when each course was completed, and the letter grade attained or indicate the course is “in-
progress. If you repeated a required course, please list information related to the most recent attempt only. Gwinnett
Technical College must have an official transcript or official Score Report on file for each college previously attended or any
AP credits earned. Please view your Gwinnett Technical College academic transcript through Self-Service BANNER Web to
find the dates and grades for specific courses completed with Gwinnett Technical College.
*Remember to list all prerequisite courses completed. Mark as “in progress” the prerequisite courses you are currently
enrolled in for Summer. Complete the GPA calculation portion of the chart for completed courses only.
Column A
Column B
Required Course
College Where
Grade Points
points from key
to the right.)
Number of
Credit Hours
(Add hours from
each class and
enter total on line
Enter Product
of last 2
(Multiply Grade
points by number
of credit hours)
ENGL 1010 or
A = 4
MATH 1012** or
B = 3
PSYC 1010 or
C = 2
ALHS 1090*
ALHS 1011* OR
(BIOL 2113* and
BIOL 2113L* and
BIOL 2114* and
BIOL 2114L*)
Enter total from
Column B
Column A
Cumulative GPA
*Course must be completed within five years of the competitive program Final Application Deadline. ALHS and BIOL courses expire after
5 years.
**MATH 1101/1100 will not substitute for the MATH requirement listed above.
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Please initial next to each statement, signifying that you have read and understand the following information,
then sign and date below.
I understand that the courses marked by one asterisk (*) in the list above must have been completed within 5
years of the application deadline.
I have attached an unofficial copy of my Gwinnett Technical College transcript which I have printed from
gtc-web.org and I have confirmed that all courses and grades listed above are accurately reflected therein. I
have also attached a copy of my driver’s license, TEAS Exam results and if you are not a U.S. citizen you will
need to attach a copy of your Permanent Resident Card.
I understand that completion of prerequisite courses and meeting other minimum requirements does not
guarantee selection to the Medical Assisting program, as there are a limited number of seats available in the
occupational and clinical courses. I understand candidate selection is based on a competitive selection
I understand FYES 1000 (unless exempt) must be completed by the end of Summer Term with a minimum
grade of “C.”
I understand I will be required to attend a mandatory meeting, as part of the competitive selection process.
I understand this application, along with all course information and supporting documents, must be received
by emailing the healthapp@gwinnetttech.edu by the program application packet deadline of June 26, 2020.
I also understand incomplete packets will not be considered for the Medical Assisting program.
Student Signature _______________________________________________ Date _____________________
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Medical Assisting Program Information
Fall Semester Cohort
June 26, 2020: Program Application Deadline for Fall Semester start
To be considered for the Medical Assisting Program candidates must:
1. Submit the completed Medical Assisting Application packet by the Program Application Deadline of June 26,
2020 to the email address of healthapp@gwinnetttech.edu .
2. Complete the ATI TEAS Exam within the current application cycle (June 18, 2019 to June 26, 2020) and score a
minimum of 50%.
3. Have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA in prerequisite classes ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health
Sciences; ALHS 1011 Anatomy & Physiology; ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English; PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology;
and MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics.
4. Complete FYES 1000 by the end of summer term 2020.
5. Attend the mandatory program meeting. All eligible applicants will receive an email informing them of the
mandatory meeting. Student who do not attend will forfeit their spots.
Additional Notes about Prerequisite and Medical Assisting Classes:
1. Prerequisite courses may be in-progress during summer semester, 2020; however, all prerequisite courses
must be completed by the end of Summer Term.
2. Students who have completed all of their prerequisites by the application deadline will be given preference
over students with in-progress classes during the competitive selection process.
3. The competitive prerequisite GPA is calculated using the most recent grade for each prerequisite course in the
initial screening. This includes courses transferred into GTC.
4. Students with in-progress classes will write “IP” beside the corresponding class(es) on their competitive
5. While many of the prerequisite courses and essential general core courses are offered online and at night, all
courses in the Medical Assisting program are offered only during the day. Selected candidates must be able to
attend day classes and clinicals during the day, full-time, Monday through Friday.
For more information, you may contact:
Health Enrollment Support Team at HealthTeam@GwinnettTech.edu
The Gwinnett Technical College Diploma level Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org ) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting
Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 1361 Park Street;
Clearwater, FL 33756 727/210-2350.
Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the CMA (AAMA) exam. One of the grounds for denial of eligibility for
the CMA (AAMA) credential, or for discipline of the CMA (AAMA) is having been found guilty of a felony, or pleaded
guilty to a felony. However, the Certifying Board may grant a waiver based upon mitigating circumstances.
To find out more about the nature of the work of a medical assistant please visit aama-ntl.org