Diploma-Medical Assisting

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801


Diploma Medical Assistant 27.5 Credits- 646 Contact Hours 34 Weeks
A. The Medical Assistant Program provides the necessary training for entry-level positions as a medical assistant in a clinic, physician’s office or urgent care facility. Graduates will be able to use their skills and knowledge in such
areas as patient interaction, basic coding and billing, office procedures, use of technology, medical legal documentation and electronic medical records. They will also be able to appropriately assess patient/client situations and intervene within their scope of practice. The Medical Assistant program consists of multiple courses (7 modules) including externship. Day & Evening Classes are attended 4 days
per week and Externship is full time at 5 days per week; After successful completion of all classroom coursework, the student will be scheduled to complete 160 hours of Clinical Practicum/Externship in a Private Medical Practice or Clinic and will give the student supplementary on the job training to
enhance their classroom experience. After successful completion of all Classroom & Externship requirements, Brookline’s Career Services Department will assist with obtaining employment.
Brookline College cannot guarantee employment and Lifetime Placement Assistance is available to all Graduates. The Medical Assistant students are prepared to take Certification and/or Registry exams; Refer to the Academic Catalog on page 87-88 for a complete list of Student Learning Outcomes.
B. Tuition listed in the current Catalog is $15,225; Tuition Pricing for eligible WIOA participants is $8888 Cost of Supplies from D.a included in tuition costs: e-books, 2 sets of scrubs, Cap & Gown,
C. Books: e-books included in tuition
D.a supplies included in tuition: e-books, 2 sets of scrubs, cap & gown
D.b supplies not included in tuition costs: Laptop $200; test fee $155 for CCMA certification $52 study materials/practice exam
E.Contact: Cory Liguore 520-584-5272 and link to program :
G. Additional Information: Must be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen as classified by the Department of Homeland
Security. Prerequisites: 18 years of age at the time of admission and possess a high school diploma or GED (or equivalent). If a prospective
student is less than 18 years of age, they may be permitted to enroll if they obtain parent or legal
guardian signature of approval or
demonstrate that they are otherwise covered under state emancipation statutes. Other Requirements: Allied health students are required to demonstrate completion of immunizations paid by Brookline
College. Requirements are as follows: two (2) MMR in a lifetime, two (2) Varicella, Tetanus vaccine less than 10 years old, at least the first
two (2) series of Hepatitis B, and Negative PPD (TB) or a negative chest X-ray done within the past year. Brookline College will not pay for an
X-ray if student had positive TB skin test requiring an annual chest X-ray. They will also be required to complete a background check and, if applicable, finger print clearance. H. Refund Policy : I.Credentials: Industry Recognized: Yes; CCMA certification offered
through NHA National Healthcareer Association. Stackable – Yes Medical Office Manager, LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Portable – Yes this Diploma is recognized in all geographic areas. Accredited Curriculum – Yes ABHES; Licensed by the State of
Arizona-State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Brookline College - Tucson

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

5441 E 22nd Street Tucson, AZ 85711

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Diploma of Graduation

Name of Credential

Diploma Medical Assistant

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV, Pell Grant, FWS, Subsidized

Refund Policy

Please refer to the College Catalog for refund pol

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

Testing/Exam Fees

$207.00 Test$155 pract test/study mat $52

In-State/District Tuition

$8,888.00 pricing for eligible WIOA participants

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$8,888.00 pricing for eligible WIOA participatns

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

$200.00 Laptop not included in tuition

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$13.50 per hour
Required Certification: National Certified Medical Assist thru NCCT

Provider Status



5441 E 22nd Street, Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona 85711

Phone Number

(520) 748-9799

Fax Number

(520) 748-9355

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021


Oct 28, 2015