The LSC Medical Assistant admissions process is competitive. It’s a separate process from becoming an LSC student. All Medical Assistant program applicants who complete minimum admission requirements by the application deadline will be considered for admission to the Medical Assistant program. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission into the Medical Assistant program.

Wait for notification of acceptance

You can expect to receive notification from LSC’s Medical Assistant department within the notification time frame stated in the application procedure.

  • Accepted students MUST complete the required next steps by the deadline

    Accepted Medical Assistant students will receive a packet in the mail. You must complete forms and return to us as directed in acceptance letter to secure your seat in the program.

If you were NOT accepted, you can reapply during a future application period.

You must complete the entire Medical Assistant application process again. You do not have to apply to Lake Superior College again.

LSC Professional Advisors
We highly recommend you meet with a Health Sciences Academic Advisor as you begin your program and throughout to address any questions you may have.

Background check
If you have been arrested, charged, or convicted of any criminal offense, you should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge, or conviction may have on your chances of employment in the field you intend to study.


The Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Graduates of the Medical Assistant program at Lake Superior College are satisfied with the education they receive at Lake Superior college, as there is an average 100% graduate satisfaction rate over the past five years.  In addition, the five year employer satisfaction rate is 100%.

Student selection
Please refer to the Medical Assistant handbook for more details about the student selection process.