MOT Application

Process and Minimum Requirements

Please complete the MOT Application in order to apply to the Medical Office Technology programs at Arapahoe Community College. Criminal Background Checks are required for all Healthcare students including MOT students.

Complete ACC application for acceptance to college Complete the online Admission Application
Obtain Proof of high school diploma or GED Send official transcripts to Admissions at Arapahoe Community College
Take College Placement Test in the Testing Center

College Placement Test Required Scores:


  • Accuplacer: 95 or higher on Sentence Skills
  • CCPT - 96 or higher in Reading and a 5 on the Essay or 80 in Reading and a 6 on the Essay


  • Accuplacer: Elementary Algebra score of 61 or higher
  • CCPT - MAT 050 with "C" or better or 106 or higher in the BAAD or 80 or higher in the PADI or any score on the IADI

Students with equivalent ACT / SAT scores or appropriate prior college-level coursework do not need to complete the College Placement Test. Documentation should be provided with the college application.

Select a MAJOR: A certificate in either:

  • Administrative Assistant (MOTA)
  • Billing and Reimbursement (BLGR)
  • Medical Assistant (MEDA)
Complete the "student declaration of major" online.
Download and READ "MOT STUDENT GUIDE" document and complete and SIGN the LAST TWO PAGES to be attached to your application. "MOT Student Guide"

Complete and submit the application with the following documentation attached to your application:

  1. College Placement Test Scores
  2. Signed "MOT Student Guide"
  3. Unofficial transcript
  4. Proof of high school diploma or GED

 Fill out the online MOT application.

A complete application packet is indicated when all necessary application items are filled out and required documentations are attached.

General education courses required by the program with a grade of "C" or better can be transferred in from an accredited college or university. To transfer general education courses a student must submit official transcripts to the Admissions and Records office and complete and application to the college. The process of course evaluation and transferring credit can be lengthy and therefore should begin immediately.

 Schedule and conduct an advising session with the MOT Coordinator Deby Stutman before the deadlines given above and before registering for any MOT courses.  HIT students do not need permission to register for MOT 125, 133 of 135. You can register for non-MOT prefix classes (HPR 106 and HPR 178) without admission to MOT program.
 Complete Criminal Background Check

For MA Certificate Students ONLY. In the event the student background check reveals any disqualifying factors that student will not be permitted to continue with the intership portion of the program.

Please note: Criminal background checks require a fee and the applicant's social security number.


Forms for Application Process:

The forms listed below will need to be completed by any potential student and submitted prior to acceptance in the programs.

Criminal Background Check Information for Healthcare Programs

Disqualifying Events

Release Forms

The information is applicable to the following disciplines: Nurse Aid, Health Information Technology, Physical Therapy Assistant, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Office Technology, Medical Lab Technology, Activity Professional, Pharmacy Technician, Mortuary Science Program.


Once accepted in the program the following vaccinations will be required:

  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Hepatitis B. For additional infomraiton about Hepatitis B vaccine, visit the CDC website
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccines or immunity. For additional information about MMR vaccine, visit the CDC website
  • Tuberculosis. Documentation for Negative Tuberculosis from a Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD) is required. For additional information, visit the CDC website
  • Current seasonal flu vaccine. For additional information, visit the CDC website

Once accepted into the program, a CPR Certification Card from an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers is required. CPR certification is offered at ACC as HPR 102 course.