Dress Code

All students in the Medical Assistant program are required to follow the professional appearance code while attending on-campus laboratory classes as well as while at a clinical site participating in the practicum component of the program. A neat, clean, and professional appearance is expected at all times. Working closely with medical equipment, as well as with other staff members, requires that students maintain strict personal hygiene standards. Students will be working on making a lasting impression at the clinical site, and maintaining a professional appearance is an important part of making a good impression.

Failure to adhere to the professional appearance code will result in a warning, and if not corrected, can result in dismissal from the clinical site and possibly the program.

The following are the guidelines of the professional appearance code: