IHE Certificate of Completion
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
A. Course Objective:
Description: Medical Assisting
Total credits required:
Award Type: CCL
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Medical Assisting program provides education and training for employment in physicians’ offices and group medical practices, and other healthcare settings. Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical duties. Duties may include management and maintenance of the office and treatment areas. Administrative duties include receiving patients and their family members, acting as an informational and educational resource for the patient, handling telephone and written communications, managing patient records, bookkeeping, filing, insurance processing, typing, appointment scheduling, and managing public relations. Clinical duties include preparing the patient for treatment, preparing and sterilizing instruments, maintaining a supply inventory, obtaining specimens for diagnostic evaluation, performing EKGs, and administering medications under the direction of the physician/clinician. Students in the Medical Assisting program will be in contact with potentially infectious blood, tissues, and body fluids. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.
Consumer Program Costs and Career Information
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
Formal application and admission to the program is required.
Completion of Program Prerequisites.
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
Have the ability to fully participate in classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting program activities. Submit current CPR card for Health Care Provider (American Heart Association approved) and maintain current status throughout the externship(s).
Complete and submit the required proof of immunity and health declaration form signed by a licensed health care provider.
Background Check Requirements
Admission to an Allied Health program requires that students be in compliance with the Maricopa County Community College District Supplemental Background Check policy. Program applications will not be accepted without a copy of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Upon conditional program admission, the student must comply with all requirements of the current
MCCCD background check policy. Although the CCL does not require a Mathematics course for completion, students must have competency/skills in Elementary Algebra for acceptance into the program. Students must have course placement test results reflecting the following scores or higher:
English: Accuplacer/Companion Writerplacer score of 5-8. Reading: Accuplacer/Companion Reading Comprehension score of 90, or Reading Exempt. Mathematics: Accuplacer/Companion Elementary Algebra score of 50.
Completion of the following courses with a grade of C or better in + ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR + ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
+ ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR + ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
+ CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
+ MAT090 Introductory Algebra (5) OR + MAT091 Introductory Algebra (4) OR + MAT092 Introductory Algebra (3) OR + MAT093 Introductory Algebra/Math Anxiety Reduction (5) 3-5 OR Permission of Program Director.
Competencies to be achieved:
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
See attached list
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
See attached list
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Julie Plombon
Phone number: 602-285-7840
F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
• Background Check Requirements
• Admission to an Allied Health program requires that students be in compliance with the Maricopa County Community College District Supplemental Background Check policy. Program applications will not be accepted without a copy of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Upon conditional program admission, the student must comply with all requirements of the current
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
1202 W. Thomas Rd.
5 - ARIZONA@WORK - City of Phoenix
Type of Attainment:
Certification or License;
Name of Credential
Certificate of Completion
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
see Phoenix College website – Synopsis
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Maricopa Community College
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?
$750.00 Lab/Uniform/ReqMedExam Fees
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost