Welcome to MARAP:

Medical Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Program

1.

Learn more!

Attend an information session, watch the videos below and visit the timeline and FAQ pages to learn more about the program.

2.

Application of Interest

The 2022 application period is now open. Before you begin the application, please take time to review the FAQs and videos for important information about program expectations and commitments.

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!

You can learn more about the medical assistant registered apprenticeship program at one of the following information sessions!

Get an overview of the apprenticeship model and how you can apply to participate.  Meet the educators and learn about the classroom training that is involved.  Get an introduction to the participating employers and find out how you can apply to be part of the program!

No registration necessary; just click on the link to join the session at the appropriate time.

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 training providers participating in the West Michigan Works! medical assistant registered apprenticeship program (MARAP).
Learn more about the health care employers 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.