Welcome to MARAP:

Medical Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Program

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Learn more!

Watch the videos below and visit the timeline and FAQ pages to learn more about the program.

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Contact us!

Once you’re ready to move forward, complete the participation form. You’ll then receive information to begin the application process.

Is a Medical Assistant Registered Apprenticeship right for you?

ARE YOU…

-Interested in helping others?
-An analytical thinker?
-A practical, hands-on problem solver?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO…

-Work in one of the highest-demand, fastest-growing careers?
-Start a career pathway in the health care field?
-Get a national certification with little to no debt?

CAN YOU…

-Commit to work & school full time while earning part-time wages?
-Dedicate one year to your training & education?
-Picture yourself in a job where you make a difference every day?

Did you answer yes to most or all of these questions? An MA apprenticeship may be the right career for you!

Watch the videos below for important information about program details and commitments.

MARAP program staff talk with Grand Rapids Community College and Mercy Health about program details and participant expectations.

MARAP program staff talk with Muskegon Community College and Mercy Health about program details and participant expectations.

Spectrum Health talks about program details and participant expectations.

Learn more about the program timelines, estimated program costs and starting wages.
Learn more about the health care employers participating in the West Michigan Works! medical assistant registered apprenticeship program (MARAP).
Learn more about the training providers participating in the West Michigan Works! medical assistant registered apprenticeship program (MARAP).
Is this program right for me? What assessments will I need to take? How much will I earn as an apprentice? When can I expect an apprenticeship offer from my employer? Explore the FAQs to get these answers and more.