Medical Assistant Requirements

Full-Time Day Option    Part-Time Evening Option   Huron, S.D.

Admission Criteria  Technology Requirements  Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Medical Assistant Full-Time Day Option

Medical Assistant (Day), Diploma
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Medical Assistant Part-Time Evening Option

Medical Assistant Part-time (Evening), Diploma
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Huron, S.D., Option

Medical Assistant (Huron), Diploma
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Admission Criteria

Two of the following: 
  • ACT: 18
  • SAT: 960
  • HS GPA: 2.5
  • GED: 500
  • College GPA: 2.0
  • Professional Discretion
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER:
  • Writing: 255
  • Arithmetic: 217

Additional Program Requirements

Background Check and Drug Screen 

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.  


This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Health & Human Services Academic Handbook for additional details.
Uniforms are required for this program and are available through Sparkle Uniforms.
Required Supplies

The following required supplies can be purchased in the Southeast Tech Bookstore:

  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Stethoscope

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Medical Assistant program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.


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