Admissions to the Medical Assistant Program (MA)

Medical Assistant Program

Minimum Requirements for Program Admission

  • High School GPA or Cumulative College GPA of 2.0 or higher. (If only have a GED must meet the minimum score of at least 2250, with no score lower than 410 on individual sections.)
  • Passed Algebra in high school or college


A minimum test score from one of these 4 options

  • Minimum ACT score of 17 or higher or SAT score of 1210 (on the 2400 scale) or 900 (on the 1600 scale). GSC’s school code for ACT is 3375 and our SAT code is 1259. (Only choose this option if you graduated high school within the last 2 years)
  • ATI TEAS composite score of 45 or higher. (Score only valid for 2 years.)
  • Accuplacer overall score of 75 or higher. (Score only valid for 2 years)
  • Compass overall score of 73 or higher. (Score only Valid for 2 years)

Documents for MA Admission Process

  • Online application
  • Official High School, Vocational School or GED transcripts
    If applicable, all Official College Transcripts

Official transcripts should be sent to:

Good Samaritan College Admissions
375 Dixmyth Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220

We also accept transcripts electronically from official transcript providers (ie. National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment or eScript).  Foreign transcripts must be translated through WES or equivalent.

  • ACT or SAT scores (if within the last 2 years)
    Request scores be sent from ACT or SAT to Good Samaritan College.


  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) score, Accuplacer score, or Compass score sent officially from the school where taken or from test website. If you score is older than 2 years you must retest.
Primary Testing Site: University of Cincinnati Testing Services Department (Additional Fees Apply) – To register, go to click “register now” then choose “TEAS/CT”. Phone: (513) 556-7173

See the Admissions Standards and Regulations Policy for more information.


The Good Samaritan College campus is located in Good Samaritan Hospital, part of the TriHealth medical system.


Our students practice their medical skills in our nationally-recognized Simulation and Skills Lab.


Study under faculty with doctorate degrees in their field.