Institute of Emerging Health Professions
How to Apply
Create a new account to apply to the Certified Medical Assistant Academy using the Jefferson Online Application. Be sure to indicate "Fall 2020" on the application.
Application fee: $50.00. This fee is non-refundable.
Application deadline: May 1, 2020
Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all schools and colleges they have attended. Submit official transcripts to the following address:
TJAPP Transcript Verification Center
P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471
Submit your CV or Résumé to TJAPP.
Personal Statement (Optional)
Submit a one page statement explaining why you're interested in becoming a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
- One page MS word document
- 12 pt. font
- 1 in. margins
- Double space
English Language Proficiency
All international students and U.S. permanent residents must demonstrate English language proficiency as one of the conditions for admission to Thomas Jefferson University. Students must submit official TOEFL scores or fulfill one or more of the conditions necessary to waive the English language proficiency requirement. TOEFL or IELTS scores are valid for two years; scores older than two years will not be considered.
Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with an overall score of at least 87 and individual section scores as follows:
TOEFL code = 2903
- Report scores on the centralized application system (TJAPP), but request official scores to be sent to Thomas Jefferson University
- Scores sent to Thomas Jefferson University should be addressed to:
Thomas Jefferson University
Office of Admissions
130 S. 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107