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How to Apply

To apply for this program, applicants must meet the requirements and follow the application process below. Admission is determined by the Vista Community Clinic (VCC). This program will require a commitment of six months, 450 hours, two evenings a week and Saturdays.

Deadline to Apply: Dates for a 2018 cohort have not yet been determined.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age to apply
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Bilingual desired, but not required

Application Process:

1. Complete the application and submit it via email to or by mail to:

La Tortuga Administrative and Program Offices (2nd floor)
Attn: MA Training Program
465 La Tortuga Drive Vista, CA 92081

2. VCC will conduct interviews at their discretion.

3. Once accepted into the program by VCC, the student will receive a link to officially enroll.

4. Payment is required in full at time of registration.

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