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BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGEMEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM COVER PAGE – MAIN CAMPUSAUGUST 2020Thank you for applying to the BC3 Medical Assistant (MA) Program for theFall 2020 class! To be considered for admission into the Medical AssistantProgram, a complete application packet must be submitted by Friday, July 31,2020.Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure.Licensure may be global or state-specific. This program meets requirements for thestate of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary:http://bc3.edu/professional-licensureA complete application packet will consist of:1. BC3 Application for Admission (even if previously completed) and MA Application2. 25.00 one-time, non-refundable application fee. Current and returning students donot pay the application fee.3. Official high school transcript (required) & GED/HiSET test scores (if applicable)4. Official college transcript from institutions attended other than BC3 (if applicable)If you have additional questions, feel free to call the Admissions Office at 724-2878711 ext. 8346 or email [email protected] complete application packets will be considered for admission. It isthe student’s responsibility to submit all required documentation andtheir confirm receipt. Application packets may be dropped off in personto the Admissions Office during business hours or mailed to the followingaddress:Butler County Community CollegeAttn: Admissions OfficeP.O. Box 1203Butler, PA 16003-1203

2Application for AdmissionBC3 USE ONLYIDPlease complete the following information as accurately as possible. This information is required for admission.Student ID# (if known):–Social Security Number:Name :TEST SESSIONYour Social Security number is required for financial aid eligibility, scholarships, veterans benefits, andIRS tax reporting purposes. To protect your privacy, it will not be used as your student identificationnumber. You will be given a BC3 student ID number for identification.–LastFirstMiddleList any previous names:Mailing Address:City:State:Zip Code:County of Residence:I acknowledge that I have lived in the state of Pennsylvania for the past 12 months()Home Phone Number:Cell Phone Number:Gender:Date of Birth:()/Month/DayYearIn order to gather information required by state and federal agencies, we are requesting that you provide the following information.Your answer to these questions will in no way affect your admission status. Further, this information will be held confidential and used only for statistical purposes.Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic / Latino?YES / NOCircle OneIn addition, select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:American Indian / Alaskan NativeAsianBlack / African AmericanNative Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderWhitePersonal E-mail AddressBe sure to activate your MyBC3 e-mail account. Once accepted as a BC3 student, the College will communicate with you through your student e-mail address.Program code for which you are applying:Program of Study:054/212(See codes on page 4)Medical AssistantWhat is your college experience?I took one or more courses for credit while still in high school.I am new to college. I’ve never taken college courses for credit.I previously submitted an application to BC3,but did not enroll.I was previously enrolled at BC3 and took one or more courses.I am/was enrolled at another college or university and want totransfer to enroll as a BC3 student.I am currently enrolled at another college or university and want totake BC3 credits as a guest student.Do you need to take placement tests? (Check all that apply)Students are required to complete placement testing, however,may be exempt based on the following:What is your intended term of enrollment?(Please circle one)If you selected General Studies (100A),designate your specific area of interest:FALL (August)SPRING (January)SUMMER al Science and Technology2021Pre-Massage TherapyWhat is your educational goal?Take courses or earn a degree at BC3 and Start a careerTransfer to another college or universityEarn credits while enrolled at another collegeor universityGet a jump start on college while still inhigh schoolUncertainPre-Medical AssistantPre-NursingPre-Physical Therapist AssistantWhere do you intend to take the majority ofyour classes?BC3 Main Campus (Butler)BC3 @ Armstrong (Ford City)BC3 @ Brockway (Brockway)BC3 @ Cranberry (Cranberry Township)BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing (New Castle)English course at BC3 or another college passed with a grade “C” or higherBC3 @ LindenPointe (Hermitage)Math course at BC3 or another college passed with a grade “C” or higherOnline (Internet)AP English Language & Composition – exam passed with a “3” or higherAP Math Statistics or Calculus AB/BC – exam passed with a “3” or higherHow many credit hours do youintend to take?ACT English ScoreSAT EBRW ScoreFull Time - 12 creditsACT Math ScoreSAT Math ScorePart Time - 1-11 credits

3YES / NOAre you a U.S. citizen?If no, please complete :I am a permanent residentPermanent resident card #:Circle OneAre you or have you ever been a service member of theYES / NOUnitedStates military?Other type of Visa:Country of citizenship:Circle One*Must produce documents for photocopyWill you be a high school graduate before starting at BC3?YES / NOCircle OneHigh School Graduation Year:Name of high school:High School Equivalency Diploma:YES / NO(GED or HiSET)City:Circle OneState:List all colleges, business or technical schools attended:Name of School* Please include College in High School institutions.1.3.2.4.Why did you choose BC3? (Pick one)Academic programsClose to homeDay careAffordabilityConvenient scheduleUndecided majorHow do you plan to fund your education? (Check all that apply)EZ Payment PlanDo you have an interest in competitive student athletics (NJCAA)?Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)ScholarshipsSelf-PayYES / NOCircle OneIf Yes, check all that apply:BaseballFinancial AidGolf (Men’s and Women’s)SoftballVolleyball (Women’s)I understand that BC3 reserves the right to use photographs and video taken in the classroom and/or on campus for educational and promotional purposes of BC3 and its programs.I certify that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.Your Signature :Date ://Nondiscrimination PolicyButler County Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity in admissions and treatment of students, in educational programs for students, in employment opportunities and in governance of the College, without regard to race, color, religious creed,ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, family status, or other classification protected by applicable law.The College shall take affirmative action to ensure (1) that it does not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment or another person because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, family status, or other classification protected by applicable law; (2) that it does not subject students to unlawful discrimination in the admission process, take any action,direct or indirect, to segregate students in a classroom or course, or subject students to different or separate treatment in, nor restrict the enjoyment by a student of, a service, facility, activity or program at the College on the basis of race, color, religious creed,ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, family status, or other classification protected by applicable law; and (3) that it does not discriminatein the employment of administrators on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, family status, or otherclassification protected by applicable law and that its governance structure includes diverse membership broadly representative of the public interest as may be required by law or regulation.There shall be no retaliation against any applicant, employee, or student for filing a harassment or discrimination complaint, or assisting, testifying, or participating in the investigation of such a complaint. Any applicant, employee, or student reporting sexual orother harassment or discrimination will also be protected from reprisals or retaliation by the College, any supervisors, and/or coworkers as a result of such complaint(s).The College is committed to be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (43 P. S. §§ 951-962.2) and the Pennsylvania Fair Educational opportunities Act (24 P.S. § § 5001-5009). Employment and educational opportunities at Butler County CommunityCollege are available to all as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Pennsylvania Fair Educational opportunities Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and all applicable laws and regulations.For information regarding equal education and employment opportunity including services, activities and facilities that are usable and accessible to disabled persons, contact the Executive Director of Human Resources/Equal opportunity Compliance officer, ButlerCounty Community College by telephone at (724) 287-8711, Ext. 8353, or in writing at 107 College Drive, Butler, PA 16002. If an applicant, employee, or student is physically or mentally disabled, he/she may request accommodations, academic adjustments, orauxiliary aids or services. Information on the College’s services for disabled students may be obtained from the Academic Counselor and Disabilities Coordinator at Ext. 8327. Employees or applicants should contact the Executive Director of Human Resources/Equal opportunity Compliance officer at Ext. 8353 for more information.For information regarding the College’s Grievance Procedure, visit our website at www.bc3.edu/humanresources/grievanceprocedure.asp or contact the Executive Director of Human Resources/Equal opportunity Compliance officer, Butler County Community Collegeby telephone at Ext. 8353 or in writing at the above address.6-16BC3 Use OnlyRe-Admit :New : 25 App. Fee :

2020-2021 MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONInstitutions Attended: Official Transcript RequirementALL official transcripts are required for your Medical Assistant application to be reviewed (except your BC3transcript). Students who have taken the GED/HiSET exam are required to submit a copy of their test scores aswell and take 12 college-level credits to establish a GPA.Name of High ttendedCurrentlyEnrolled(yes/no)1.2.Name of Colleges Attended (Please list all colleges currently or previouslyattended including BC3)1.2.3.4.GPA RequirementApplicants to the Medical Assistant program must have a 2.50 cumulative GPA minimum from high school orcollege of most recent attendance if 12 college credits were completed there. They must also have a “C” orbetter in all Medical Assistant certificate or associate degree coursework for acceptance and continuation in theprogram. Developmental and Preparatory courses are not factored in to a student’s Medical AssistantGPA.Please check the box below if this statement is true.Yes, I have a 2.50 cumulative GPAReview the curriculums and indicate which you are interested in at this time. Check one box.Medical Assistant, Certificate of Achievement – 38 credits providing the ability to become a CertifiedMedical AssistantMedical Assistant, A.A.S. – 64 credits adding a two additional semesters of general education and relatedcoursework.Application VerificationBy signing below, I understand it is my responsibility to submit all official transcripts from high school as wellas official college/university transcripts (if applicable) for institutions attended aside from BC3. I willcommunicate with the BC3 Admissions Office as necessary regarding my application. I also attest that theinformation provided is accurate and completed to the best of my ability.Student Signature:Date:

Medical Assistant @ BC3CertificateAssociate in Applied ScienceProgram Director:Mrs. Alyssa [email protected] Ext. 8478We are pleased that you are interested in the Medical Assistant Program at Butler County Community College (BC3)!Enclosed is the information you will need to complete the application. The Medical Assistant Program has achievedaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation ofthe Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) to assure validity for its graduates.Applications for the Fall 2020 class will be reviewed as soon as possible based upon the date of application and on a spaceavailable basis. There are 20 seats at the Main Campus in Butler, PA and 12 seats at BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing in NewCastle, PA each year.The MA Admissions Committee assumes the responsibility to review the data of all applicants and has the right to selectthe best-qualified individuals.Butler County Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity in admissions and treatment of students,in educational programs for students, in employment opportunities and in governance of the College, without regard torace, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, family status, or other classification protected by applicablelaw.Requirements to apply: High School diploma from an accredited secondary school program or successful completion of the GED/HiSETexam. High school seniors may apply. 2.50 GPA from high school or most recent college experience if 12 college-level credits are completed by thetime of application review. “C” or better in ENGL 029/030: Developmental or Preparatory Reading; ENGL 034/ENGL 035: Developmentalor Preparatory English; ENGL101 ENGL 031: College Writing Reading, Writing, and Reasoning based onplacement test scores for enrollment in the certificate and associate degree program if needed. “C” or better in MATH 090 – Developmental Algebra based on placement test scores for enrollment in theassociate degree program if needed. Applicants must have a “C” or better in all Medical Assistant Program courses for acceptance and continuation inthe program Beginning with the administration of the January 2001 Certification Examination, those convicted of a felony arenot eligible to sit for the examination unless the National Certifying Board grants a waiverUpon Acceptance: Student must provide proof of health insurance coverage Have a satisfactory physical examination including tuberculin skin test, and proof of immunizations. Secure malpractice liability insurance (paid with tuition) Successful completion of the American Heart Association BLS CPR for the Healthcare Professional andAmerican Red Cross Standard First Aid Certification Assume all responsibilities for transportation to and from clinical facilities to which they are assigned for theirMA externship The externship experience must be supervised and students will not receive remuneration for the externshipUpon Completion: This program prepares graduates to be multi-skilled practitioners who are qualified to perform both administrativeand clinical skills in the ambulatory healthcare setting Students who pass the National Certification Examination will be a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) The statistics for the 2018 Job Placement Report show that 86.67% of BC3 Medical Assistant graduates had apositive placement

FALL 2019Butler County Community CollegeCurriculum PlannerMEDICAL ASSISTANT, No. 054Certificate of AchievementThis program prepares graduates to be multi-skilled practitioners who are qualified to perform both administrativeand clinical skills in the ambulatory healthcare setting. With an emphasis on the back-office skills, this curriculumincludes medical assisting courses in medical office operations and management, insurance and coding procedures,medical law and ethics, anatomy and physiology, and clinical skills. The program requires an externshipexperience in a selected healthcare environment. A graduate of this program seeks employment as a MedicalReceptionist or a Medical Assistant.Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure. Licensure may be global,national, or state-specific. This program meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for otherstates may vary.Prerequisites are a GPA of 2.5 or better in either high school or college; Students must earn a “C” or better in allcourses in the curriculum in order to graduate.Courses listed in the first semester will be scheduled for the fall; second semester courses will bescheduled in the spring.Program – Minimum 38 CreditsFirst SemesterHuman BiologyMedical TerminologyMedical Law & Ethics*Coding IClinical Medical Assisting IBIOL 116AHEA 280AHEA 110AHEA 218MAST 131Second Semester*Introduction to Pharmacology*Insurance & Reimbursement Methods*Medical Office Procedures*Medical Laboratory Procedures*Clinical Medical Assisting II4333417MAST 133AHEA 127AHEA 140MAST 120MAST 132Summer*Medical Assistant Externship2344417MAST 2714The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. Insome cases one or more courses will be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner, but prerequisitesmust be observed.Approved by Academic Affairs 11/9/2010, 9/25/2018Approved by Faculty Organization 11/29/2010, 10/162018Revised: 2/05, 11/10, 3/2019Reviewed:1/03, 03/07, 03/10, 2/11, 02/12, 2/13, 3/14, 2/15

FALL 2019Butler County Community CollegeCurriculum PlannerMEDICAL ASSISTANT, No. 212Associate in Applied Science DegreeThis program builds upon the skills acquired through the completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting. Thestudent will complete additional courses related to administrative and clinical procedures, as well as institutional degreerequirements to obtain his/her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting. This program prepares graduates asmulti-skilled practitioners who are qualified to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the ambulatory healthcaresetting. A graduate of this program may seek employment as a Medical Assistant, medical office manager, medical records orcoding clerk, medical laboratory technician, or other related occupations in the ambulatory healthcare setting.Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure. Licensure may be global, national, or state-specific. Thisprogram meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary.Prerequisites are a GPA of 2.5 or better in either high school or college. Students must earn a “C” or better in all courses in thecurriculum to graduate.Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled in the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled inthe spring.Program – Minimum 64 CreditsFirst SemesterHuman BiologyBIOL 1164Medical TerminologyAHEA 2803MEDICALMedical Law & EthicsAHEA 1103ASSISTANT*Coding IAHEA 2183Clinical Medical Assisting IMAST 1314CERTIFICATE17OFSecond SemesterACHIEVEMENT*Introduction to PharmacologyMAST 1332*Insurance & Reimbursement MethodsAHEA 1273NO. 054*Medical Office ProceduresAHEA 1404*Medical Laboratory ProceduresMAST 1204*Clinical Medical Assisting IIMAST 132417Summer*Medical Assistant ExternshipMAST 2714Third Semester*College Writing*Business Mathematics*or Intermediate Algebra*Accounting for Managersor *Electronic Health RecordsPrinciples of NutritionFourth Semester*Coding IISpeech*Study of the Disease ProcessGeneral PsychologyPhysical Wellness*Indicates course has a prerequisite.ENGLBUSNMATHACCTAHEA101121 or100110 2533332143The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases oneor more courses will be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner, but prerequisites must be observed.Approved by Academic Affairs: 9/25/18Approved by Faculty Organization: 10/16/18Revised: 3/2019

Applicants to the Medical Assistant program must have a 2.50 cumulative GPA minimum from high school or college of most recent attendance if 12 college credits were completed there. They must also have a "C" or better in all Medical Assistant certificate or associate degree coursework for acceptance and continuation in the program.