Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant. 510802


Program Synopsis Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

Program Location: Signal Peak and Superstition Mountain Campus

Course Objective:
Description: Preparation of competent entry-level clinical laboratory assistants who perform various laboratory procedures including phlebotomy, specimen processing, and quality control procedures under the supervision of physicians, laboratory scientists, or technologists in a clinical laboratory setting.

Competencies to be achieved:
Analytical skills, communication skills and observational skills.

Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
Tuition (In-State) 28 x $75 = $2,100
Tuition (Out of State) 28 x $150 = $4,200 

Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):

* MindTap Medical Assisting for Hoeltke's The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy (Lynn B. Hoeltke) ISBN 8220103621328 (CLA155)
*Biology ISBN  9781947172517 (BIO181)
* Basic Clinical Laboratory Techniques ISBN 9781111138363 (CLA169)
*Microbiology (OER) ISBN 781938168147 (BIO205)
* Testout Office Pro ISBN 9781935080718 (CIS120)
* Basic Clinical Laboratory Techniques ISBN 9781111138363 (CLA170)
Different professors require different books, prices may vary. 

Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Caribbean Blue top and Black or Khaki scrub pants
Lab top or tablet or phone
Closed toe shoes (no Crocks)
Notebooks, pens, and pencils.

WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Veronica Duran
Phone number: 520-494-5111  

Direct Website link to the program:

Additional information:

Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
American Data Bank (Complio), Myclinicalexchange (MCE)

Other requirements needed:
Director approval into the program, application, Drug Screen, Shot records or blood draw for titer MMR, Rubella.

Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):

: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes.
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: American Medical Technologists, .
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes.
Career Pathway: Some courses completed may apply towards bachelor’s degree programs. Completing the A.A.S. degree and the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) requirements provides a pathway to attend an Arizona public university in the future.
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes.
HLC accredited courses are recognized by other educational institutions.
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes.
Accrediting Agency and link to website Higher Learning Commission; American Medical Technologists, .

Credential Attainment Rate:
Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential during WIOA program participation or within one year after exit from WIOA. Not tracked.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Central Arizona College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Signal Peak Campus; Coolidge, AZ

Local WIB

2003 - ARIZONA@WORK - Pinal

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential

Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant; Scholarship

Refund Policy

See Synopsis

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

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$240.00 RPT & CMLA Certification Exam Fees

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2011.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$20.88 per hour
Required Certification: AMT - Medical Lab Assistant

Provider Status



8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128

Phone Number

(520) 494-5444

Web Address

Last Updated

Mar 28, 2024


May 02, 2013


Sep 27, 2024

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