Enrollment in MHCC

Above all, our faculty and staff here at Montes HealthCare College are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. You don’t need any prior education, preparation, or training past a High School Diploma or GED to enroll. If you meet the criteria below, you may be accepted upon meeting all admission requirements and submitting all documents in a timely manner. Please pay close attention to the medical requirements listed below, including proof of vaccination.

Enrollment and Admissions Process

Enrollment begins with taking that first step and reaching out to our office. You can do so by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page, emailing us at info@monteshcc.com, or calling (310) 436-7000. When you reach out you can ask about:

  1. Scheduling a Tour – We are happy to have you visit our campus and get to know us before committing to enrollment.
  2. Getting Your Application – We can provide you with all of the necessary paperwork to get started along with the required documents we will need from you.
  3. Auditing a Class – Prior to enrollment, you are welcome to sit in on a class to get a first-hand experience of what courses at MHCC are like.
  4. Paying the Registration Fees – After you pay your registration fee, we can offer financing options through our partners at Climb Credit to help you make tuition payments at an affordable and convenient rate.
  5. Getting Your Start Date – Each of our courses begins at their own schedule. We can provide you with a course outline specific to your desired program option.
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Requirements for Admission Into MHCC

All prospective applicants who would like to qualify and enroll into one of our programs must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be able to read, speak and write in English.
  • Be able to legally work in the United States.
  • Set an appointment with an Admissions Representative for an interview and tour of the campus. (This can be done virtually if the student is unable to be physically present.) Information reviewed will include disclosures of completion, placement rates, tuition payment plan, and discussion of the applicant’s professional educational goals. 
  • Submit the registration fee as required by your chosen payment plan (U.S. Dollars)
  • Submit a copy of a picture ID (driver’s license or an identification card is acceptable).

The coursework for this program is taught at below college level and is designed for high school graduates or equivalents to comprehend and excel.

No prior education, preparation or training is required to be qualified.  Prospective students may be conditionally accepted contingent upon satisfaction of all admissions requirements and receipts of supporting documentation. Acceptance into the programs is also conditional upon meeting all deadlines to complete funding paperwork, if applicable.

High School Diploma, GED, or Approved Foreign Secondary Diploma

Students of the Medical Assistant and Medical Coding and Billing Programs are not required to have a high-school diploma, GED, or an approved foreign secondary diploma. 

Proof of Verbal and Quantitative Competency

Applicants to MHCC must show proof that he/she possesses a required minimum competency in verbal and quantitative skills.  This can be established by completing the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST), a standardized test recognized and approved by the United States Department of Education to measure basic reading and arithmetic skills. Minimum passing scores accepted by MHCC for all students is 175 for the verbal section and 175 for the quantitative section. 

Distance & Hybrid Education

  • Applicants enrolling in a distance education or hybrid program, must complete the “Distance Learning Readiness Assessment” to determine preparedness for succeeding in a distance learning instructional environment.
  • Applicants must have and be able to bring to class (if in a hybrid program) a laptop computer or tablet device capable of supporting the web-based technology programs utilized in the program’s daily coursework. Speak with an admissions counselor to review the specifications of your device to ensure it is acceptable.
  • It is strongly recommended that applicants have access to a printer to print and complete daily course assignments.
  • Applicants must have access to a high-speed internet connection at the location from which they plan to attend classes remotely.

Medical Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination

All students registering after 8/16/21 must show proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to enroll. To allow the student to develop immunity to the virus, the final dose of the vaccine (2nd dose for Moderna and Pfizer, 1st dose for Johnson & Johnson) must be administered two weeks or more prior to the start of the first-class session.  This is to keep yourself, your fellow students, and all faculty and staff safe for on-campus study, and it will ensure you are allowed to participate in externship when placement is required for your selected program.

Other Vaccines for Medical Assistant Students

Applicants must show proof of receiving vaccines to combat the following viruses. Proof of immunity by way of a titer laboratory test is acceptable in place of a vaccine card.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella

Negative TB/PPD Screening

Students enrolling into any of our on-campus programs must show clearance of tuberculosis (TB) by providing official documentation from a medical care provider indicating negative TB/PPD Mantoux skin test results.  The results can be dated up to 30 days prior to the first class session but must be presented at most seven days after enrollment or by the first class session, whichever is later.  

Should TB/PPD skin test results be positive, the student must obtain a chest x-ray to show that there are no symptoms of active TB.  If the student has an abnormal chest X-ray or symptoms of active TB, the student may be required to have additional tests. Students enrolling into any of our on-campus programs must show clearance of tuberculosis (TB) by providing official documentation from a medical care provider indicating negative TB/PPD Mantoux skin test results.  The results can be dated up to 30 days prior to the first class session but must be presented at most seven days after enrollment or by the first-class session, whichever is later.  

Audit a Class Before Enrollment

At Montes HealthCare College in Gardena, we offer students the opportunity to experience a real class before committing to a tuition payment schedule. We invite you to attend one of our class sessions to see if our programs are right for you. No payment necessary; simply contact us to request a pre-enrollment class audit.

Enroll At Montes HealthCare College Today

Get in touch with us today to begin your journey toward success! Whether you’re just starting out or changing careers, we’ll be there to guide you every step of the way. For questions and more information, get in touch by calling (310) 436-7000 or emailing us at info@monteshcc.com. We look forward to hearing from you.


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