How to Apply to the Medical Assisting Program
We are accepting applications for the Fall 2022 term!
Before you apply: Review the admission requirements
Entry Terms: Fall, Winter, Summer
- Fall 2022
New Student Orientation: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Classes Start: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
- Winter 2023
New Student Orientation: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Classes Start: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
We recommend that you submit your application 1 to 3 months in advance of your intended start term.
Step 1 – Login to the application portal
Login to the Student Application Portal to start your online application. At any time, you may save your application, logout, and complete it later.
Step 2 – Complete the application
There is a non-refundable $50.00 application fee required with submission of your application.
Request official transcripts
Have your official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions (including colleges, universities, vocational/technical schools and PSEO credits) sent directly to Northwestern Health Sciences University. To request an official transcript, contact the Registrar’s Office at your prior institution(s). Transcripts from any previous graduate-level work are also required. All official transcripts should be sent directly to:
Northwestern Health Sciences University
ATTN: Office of Admissions
2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431
Write a 2-Page Essay
Write a 2-page essay, divided into two parts:
Part I: Discuss your:
b. Personal goals
c. Reason for choosing the A.A.S. in Medical Assisting or Diploma in Medical Assisting (MA) profession.
d. Reasons for choosing MA at Northwestern Health Sciences University
Part II: Describe a major personal accomplishment and your reasons for that selection
Minnesota Immunization Form
Minnesota state law requires us to have a signed immunization form on file for each student: