Medical Assistant

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)

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. 510899


A. Course Objective:
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a front or back office medical assistant in the health care industry. Students are trained in basic medical procedures for both the front and back office in clinics, hospitals and doctor’s offices. The program is 36 weeks long and consists of eight modules. The first seven modules are 80 hours each and are conducted in a classroom and laboratory environment on campus. Tests and/or quizzes are administered weekly during each didactic module; however, there is no final examination for the program. The eighth module is spent in an externship consisting of 250 hours of on-the-job training at an approved extern employment site in the community.

Competencies to be achieved: This program prepares students for positions such as Medical Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Medical Records, Medical Lab Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $10,000

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (included in tuition):
? Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Assisting 4th ed.
? Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Assisting Workbook 4th ed.
? Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals: A Word Building Approach 9th ed.
? Workbook for Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, 9th ed.
? MA NOTES: Medical Assistant Pocket Guide
? Basic Life Support For Health Care Providers
? Infection Control Guidelines

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (included in tuition):
? MA Uniforms
? Kindle 8 HD Fire & Case

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Kitty Roberts
Phone number: (928)955-6852

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:
? Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
It is the responsibility of each student to read the certification, state board, or licensing requirements reflected in the program outline section of the catalog and program disclosures. Students are also advised that such requirements may change during the course of a program. The College cannot guarantee any student’s eligibility to sit for or pass an exam or to become licensed. Students are not automatically certified or licensed upon graduation.

For licensure, certification or registration requirements, please see the supplement insert in Catalog.

? Other requirements needed: N/A

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Included in Website

I. Credentials: (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:

Optional: While not required for employment, graduates may pursue an optional certification as a Medical Assistant through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or optional Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

? Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Career Pathway: N/A

? Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): No

? Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No
Accrediting Agency and link to website: N/A
J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


UEI College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

9215 N Black Canyon Hwy

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential

Certificate Diploma

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, FSEOG Grant, Institutional Grant

Refund Policy

Refer to course catalog, available on website

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

Yes - Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and T

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)

$177.77 Included

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$29.48 uniforms

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$12.00 per hour

Provider Status



9215 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

Phone Number

(623) 888-5261

Fax Number

(888) 314-3856

Web Address

Last Updated

May 13, 2021


Sep 03, 2014