Medical Assisting

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801


Course Objective: The Medical Assisting program at Carrington College is comprised of three educational areas: Clinical, Administrative, and Externship. Students enhance skills such as word-processing, typing and keyboarding. Throughout the program, professionalism, client relations, critical thinking, adherence to the ethical and legal requirements of a medical practice, and proper communication skills are emphasized. Graduates are prepared to function competently at an entry level in a variety of medical settings. Competencies to be achieved: Certificate of Achievement

Total Cost of Program:

Total Cost: $12,798.80 (Non-WIOA Participants $18,269.00)

Program Cost: $12,773.80 (Non-WIOA Participants $18234.00)

   Books & Supplies: included

   Graduation Fees (cap & gown) *: $25.00

   *Fee is NOT included in tuition. Students will need to cover those additional expenses themselves.

List of Supplies: Carrington College uses technologies and equipment to support the learning process such as: venipuncture chair/stations, EKG machines, exam tables, microscopes, incubators, autoclave, eyewash station, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, urine, blood and hematocrit centrifuge. 

WIOA Contact:
Name: Ali Shaub Email: Phone
number: (628) 239-1211; 

Direct Website link to the program:

Additional information: Individuals seeking to enter this career field may be subject to screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks and drug/alcohol testing prior to externship, to attain occupational licensure/certification or employment and throughout their careers. Carrington College’s Library Services and
Tutoring Services are combined within the Student Success Center (SSC).  The SSC is the hub on campus for all student academic support. Included are all library services combined with tutoring, student services and specialized support to accommodate student needs. Students should refer to the Student Success Center section in the student handbook for comprehensive information. Students should refer to the Career Services section in the student handbook for comprehensive information Carrington works with every student on job-search strategies, job-market orientation, resume writing and interviewing techniques. Career Services are available to all active students and graduates without charge. Students should refer to the Career Services section in the student handbook for comprehensive information.

Refund Policy: Please review the Academic Catalog on

Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each) Yes. Graduates of the Medical Assisting program are eligible to sit for one of the following exams: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by American Association of Medical Assistants, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologists,
and Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate (CCMA) by National Healthcareer Association

• Stackable: Yes Career Pathway: Carrington graduates are encouraged to enroll into the Health Studies Associate of Science online degree-completion program: Refer to the Academic Catalog for complete requirements.

• Portable: Yes. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges ACCJC/WASC Arizona campuses are licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Board at 1400 West Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007, (602) 542-5709,

• Accredited Curriculum: Yes. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Carrington College - Mesa

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

1001 W. Southern Ave, Suite 130, Mesa AZ

Local WIB

7 - Maricopa County, Maricopa Workforce Connections

Type of Attainment:

Certificate of Achievement

Name of Credential

Certificate of Achievement

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, SEOG. Federal Direct Loan

Refund Policy

refer to academic catalog

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Graduation Fees

$25.00 cap and gown for graduation

In-State/District Tuition

$12,763.80 program cost

Other Fees

$10.00 STRF Fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$12,763.80 program cost

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$14.25 per hour
Required Certification: CMA-Certified Medical Assistant
31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$12.45 per hour
Required Certification: CCMA-Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate

Provider Status



1001 W. Southern Avenue, Suite 130, Mesa, Arizona 85210

Phone Number

(480) 734-2378

Fax Number

(602) 393-5901

Web Address

Last Updated

Feb 07, 2023


Feb 16, 2012


Jun 13, 2024

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