Prerequisites for Enrollment
A high school diploma and official high school transcripts, or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) with passing scores. Foreign high school diplomas must be equated to the United States educational system. Students who have completed a college degree program may have this requirement waived. Students with a certification as a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) may waive this requirement.
Minimum age of 17 years, students under 18 must have the permission of a parent or guardian
Health history and physical exam. Each student is to provide a health history and physical examination (performed within the past year). Immunization status must document either positive testing for or a history of having had the following diseases: rubella (measles), rubella (German measles), mumps, varicella (chickenpox). A current negative chest x-ray or negative tuberculin test is required. It is recommended that students received the Hepatitis B vaccination or a waiver declining the vaccine. These items are required before externship in the Medical Assistant program and by graduation in the Medical Administrative Assistant.
How to Enroll
Applications are accepted at www.kenderamedicalacademy.us. A candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage in an online environment utilizing their own equipment. Please see our courses page for system requirement details.
Following satisfactory completion of the application process, the student will be notified of acceptance by email. Students will be issued a username and password and informed of the orientation and start date for their program.
Applicants who fail to qualify will be informed via emails, refunded the registration fee, and counseled. Applications are retained for three months from the date the application is received.
Each admitted student will be required to sign an enrollment agreement with the school. The student contract, known as the enrollment agreement, outlines the student's rights and obligations. Students must take the time to read and understand the enrollment agreement, including the tuition and refund policies, before signing it.
Credit for Previous Training / Transfer Policy
KMA welcomes prospective transfer students from area colleges and other allied health schools. For credit for previous training to be considered or accepted, each prospective transfer applicant must:
Provide official transcripts for the last institution attended.
Speak with the School Director.
Provide a course description of all courses taken at the previous institution
Expect to graduate from KMA with no less than 65% of class work done at KMA.
The School Director will review any situation not covered by the above transfer policy on an individual basis.
Books and Supplies
All required texts and module related supplies may be download from the school's website at no cost to the student.
It is also recommended to purchase KINN's Medical Assistant 14th Edition.
Prior to enrolling at KMA, prospective students are encouraged to explore the availability of financial aid funds through private, state, and federal agencies.
KMA strives to work with each student to arrive at a financial plan that best suits a student’s needs. At the school's discretion, installment payments may also be arranged. Students assume the responsibility for payment of the tuition costs in full, either through direct payment or through a third-party financial plan.