Medical Office Specialist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist. 510710




A. Course Objective (Description; Competencies to be achieved)

The Medical Office Specialist Training Program is a 11 – week program of full time instruction with a total of 309 clock hours designed to provide students with the necessary skills to obtain entry level employment in a medical facility. Students are cross trained in both the clinical and administrative duties that are required to work effectively and productively in a medical setting. Students will receive didactic, theoretical and information via classroom lecture, demonstration of clinical skills, perform research, classroom presentations, develop a variety of patient teaching plans and a thorough understanding of pharmacology and medication administration. Units of study include, but not limited to, computer skill training, vital signs, ECG’s, laboratory testing, blood draws, injections, pharmacology, anatomy & physiology, coding, appointment scheduling, CPR & First Aid, psychology and medical record management – both paper & electronic.

Requirements: 18 yrs. Of age or older; High School Diploma or GED; Pass the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE); Students must obtain 8.0 score to enroll in classes at the College of Health Careers and/or under the discretion of the President & CEO student may be admitted to the program.

B. Total cost of program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):

Program Cost: $5,372.00

Tuition: $4,728.00

Registration: $32.00

Books: $120.00

Uniforms: $60.00

Supplies/Material: $60.00

Certification Exam: $372.00

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

Kinn’s The Medical Assistant 13th Edition Applied Learning Approach; Kinn’s The Medical Assistant 13th Edition Student Study Guide & Procedure Checklist Manual; Virtual Medical Office for Medical Assisting, 1st Edition, Study Guide with Online Simulation

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):

Watch with sweep second hand; Stethoscope; Blood Pressure Cuff; Uniforms (scrubs)

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status/Credential Verification: Lorena Zendejas, M. Ed.;; 928-315-7600;

F. Direct Website link to the program:;

G. Additional information; Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:


H. Refund Policy:

Refund policy is available through the school catalog and the school website;;Pg.44

I. Credentials (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)

Yes; Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA); Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

  • 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. Medical Office Specialist is industry nationally recognized through National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

  • Stackable: Yes; It may be compliment to another credential such like EKG, and CPT

  • Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies): Yes. Some neighboring States will due to it is a National Certification.

  • Accredited Curriculum: (this is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school): Yes. Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES); AZ Private Post-Secondary Education Department

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): 100% Credential Attainment Rate.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

College of Health Careers

Local WIB

11 - ARIZONA@WORK - Mohave and La Paz Counties

Name of Credential


Type of financial aid offered or have access to

FAFSA/Stuend loan

Refund Policy

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

Yes - National Health Career Association/ABHES

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


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$60.00 labs, uniforms,required med exam fee

Registration Fee


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


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$15.61 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Medical Assistant

Provider Status



1940 Mesquite Ave Suite K , Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403

Phone Number

(928) 453-9596

Fax Number

(928) 680-3435

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 01, 2020


Dec 13, 2018


Jan 09, 2020

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