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Program Details: Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant program prepares individuals to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. The program includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, patient psychology and communications, medical office procedures, and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.
 
*Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, please visit the Dual Enrollment page.
 
License or Certification Information: Bloodborne Pathogens, Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified EKG Technician, Certified Phlebotomy Technician
Career Pathway: Upon completion of the Medical Assistant programs, students have an opportunity to acquire the following certification: Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomy Technologist, Certified Electrocardiograph Technologist
Occupational Profile: www.nhanow.com
 

 

Program Courses and Course Sequence:
Option 1: 2 years - 2.5 hours/day
 
  • Intro to Medical Assisting - 2 semesters  - 3 credits
  • Medical Assisting I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Medical Assisting II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits

Length of Program:  4 semesters


Option 2: 4-Hour Accelerated Program
 (Seniors & Adult Blended Students Only)
 
  • Medical Assisting I Block -1 semester - 2 credits
  • Medical Assisting II Block -1 semester - 2 credits

Length of Program: 2 semesters


 
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
Note:
  • Students may be required to obtain a fingerprint clearance card for a practicum.  
  • Students will need a negative TB test for a clinical practicum.
College Credit: College credit may be available
 
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
 
ADE Program Standards: https://www.azed.gov/cte/ma/
Supply Fees:

Option 1:

  • Year 1 - estimated supply fee $85
  • Year 2 - estimated supply fee $277

Option 2:

  • Year 1 - estimated supply fee $277 

 

Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Option 1:
 
  • Year 1 - $4,885.00
  • Year 2 - $4,885.00
Option 2:
 
1-year program - $6515.00

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.

Option 1: 2-Year Program 

Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus, Power Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus, Power Campus

 

Option 2: 4-Hour Accelerated Program

Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Main Campus

 


 
Program Details

Medical Assistant

Locations: Main & Power Campuses 

Monday through Friday

 
times vary
 
 
See Calendar for EVIT school dates

 


 
license/certifications & credits
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Certified Phlebotomy Technologist
Certified Electrocardiograph Technologist