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Next Steps

Next Steps

Step 1 - Electronically submit your Matriculation Deposit Form (link) along with your $100 non-refundable matriculation deposit.  Your deposit will be applied to your first term of enrollment.

Step 2 - Health Requirements: Physical Examination

Students are required to obtain a physical exam through Employee Health of The Christ Hospital Health Network, documenting evidence of good physical and mental health, date of the exam, and physician’s signature prior to the beginning of the MA program. 

 

Schedule an Appointment with TCH Employee Health at 513-585-4555.  Print the employee health form here.  Complete this form and take to your appointment.

 

Drug Screening

A negative urine drug screen is required and must be completed at Employee Health. 

Additional testing may be required per agency policy and/or suspicion of drug or alcohol use at student’s expense. 

Health Screening and Immunization Requirements

  • Requirements prior to ENTRY into the MA program includes:  

  • Tuberculin (TB) Test

    • If a student has a positive TB test, documentation must be provided of the amount of induration at the skin test site and a chest X-ray showing no evidence of disease must be on file. The chest X-ray is valid for a period as designated by the clinical agency.  

  • Documentation with dates of the following vaccines/immunizations:  

    • One Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap) booster after the age of 12 years must include Pertussis and be within last ten (10) years. Documentation of Booster must be provided if over ten (10) years. 

    • Two doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine 

    • Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccine proof of immunity through one of the following: 

      • At least two (2) doses of the three-dose Hepatitis B vaccine series are required prior to the start of the first clinical day. Series must be completed. 

      • Physician statement of having history of Chicken Pox disease 

        • Two doses of the Varicella vaccine 

        • A copy of actual lab results indicting a positive Varicella titer (value over 1.10) 

  • If documentation of the above vaccines cannot be obtained, titers will be drawn.  
     

Step 3 - Please complete the following Safety and Wellness steps.

Step 4 - You will be required to attend New Student Orientation.

  • This is typically held 1-2 months before class start. This is when you will be able to schedule classes. You will be receiving an email from our Admissions Department with further details on how to register for this once accessible.
     

  • The Christ College is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) college please click here for more information.

Testimonial from Toni Coates
“My professor saw my determination to be successful on the first day we met, and the she did everything in her power to make sure I was.”

BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS

Complete the MACC program in just
15 weeks
taking a
total of 5 classes.

Program is designed for the working person. Attend class
4 days per week in the evenings.

Gain hands-on  experience  and learn diverse competencies with our MA Residency Program.

Earn 16 credit hours of COLLEGE credit and put you on the pathway to a degree program when you are ready.

ADMISSIONS

View the admission requirements for the MACC program.

COST

View the cost and tuition of the

MACC program.

CURRICULUM

View the curriculum sequence for the MACC program.

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