Allied health school medical assistant program.

How Our Programs Prepare You For A Healthcare Career

  • All programs can be completed in under 9 months
  • Online / In-Person hybrid classes available for certain programs
  • No High School Diploma or GED needed for the majority of diploma programs
  • New class sessions start about every 5 weeks
  • No waitlist for enrollment
  • Small class sizes and personalized attention
  • Career services employment assistance

Offering 6 Healthcare Career Training Programs in Glendale

We currently offer 6 allied health programs for you to choose from at our Glendale, Arizona campus to help prepare for a career in the growing healthcare industry. Our west valley healthcare school in Glendale is conveniently located close to Peoria and the I-17 highway. Benefit from expert instruction, hands-on technical training, and industry standard facilities with real medical equipment at Arizona College – Glendale. Click on one of our Allied Health program links below to learn more.

Medical Assistant Program with Phlebotomy

30-week undergraduate diploma program. Hybrid Online / In-Person Program.  

Massage Therapy Program

35-week undergraduate certificate program. *All classes are In-Person.

Medical Billing and Coding Program

30-week undergraduate diploma program. Hybrid Online / In-Person Program.  

Pharmacy Technician Program

34-week undergraduate diploma program. Hybrid Online / In-Person Program. 

Dental Assistant Program

38-week undergraduate diploma program. Hybrid Online / In-Person Program. 

Health Care Administration Program

30-week associate of applied science degree program. 100% Online Degree.  

Healthcare Career Programs with Small Class Sizes & Personalized Attention

At Arizona College we take pride in our small class sizes and the personalized attention we are able to deliver to our students. Our Career Services team offers continued support to all Arizona College students and graduates with job search and employment services.

  • A High School diploma is not a requirement for diploma program enrollment – We have options for students enrolling without a high school diploma or GED.
  • Students starting on November 21st, 2022, or later will receive a preloaded Windows Tablet included in their tuition, to use throughout school and keep upon graduation.
  • We have no waiting list for enrollment – Between our no waitlist, fast-track admissions, and new class sessions starting every 5 weeks, we make your first step towards a new career in healthcare accessible and convenient.

Visit Our Glendale Campus

There are many benefits to attending Arizona College, including personalized attention from knowledgeable faculty, flexible program start dates, tutoring services, and financial aid options. Our Student Services team is also here to help you tackle daily needs such as class scheduling or transportation options.

A view of a city street - Glendale Community College

Learn More About Glendale AZ

Just off I-17, Arizona College – Glendale is easy to find, and easy to get to, from nearly anywhere in the Phoenix metro area. Request information today to speak with a representative about one of our programs, admissions, financial aid, or a campus tour! No GED or High School diploma is required.

  • Where is Glendale, Arizona? – About 9 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix, Glendale and bordered to the northwest by Peoria, El Mirage, and Surprise. To the southwest from Glendale are the Goodyear and Litchfield Park areas. 

Driving Distance From Glendale to Tempe 

The distance from Arizona College – Glendale to the Tempe, AZ area is about 20 miles or 30 minutes of driving. 

Distance from Glendale to Tempe Google Maps Directions

Driving Directions 

  • From the Tempe area, get on the AZ-202/AZ-202 Loop traveling West through Phoenix. 
  • Take the I-10 W exit and then take Arizona Veterans Memorial Hwy (I-17 N) to Black Canyon Access Rd.  
  • From I-17 N, take exit 207 
  • Lastly, take W Dunlap Ave toward Windsor Square and you will see Arizona College located in the Brookwood Commerce Centre on your left. 

Glendale Allied Health Program Overviews

Learn from medical experts at Arizona College. Our teaching staff has years of experience working in healthcare and they’re passionate about teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals. Whether you are interested in enrolling in our Medical Assistant Program, Pharmacy Technician Program, Medical Billing and Coding Program, Dental Assistant Program, Massage Therapy Program, or Health Care Administration Program, our faculty and staff will prepare you for a rewarding career in healthcare.

Click to learn more about our Medical Assistant Program
 
Healthcare Career Program School Faculty with Student
Click to learn more about our Massage Therapy school
 
Massage therapy student practicing at Arizona College

COVID-19 Announcement

Due to COVID-19, we continue to monitor guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local requirements to update our protocols as needed.

Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist Allied Health training program at Arizona College in Glendale, Arizona.

Medical Assistant Program

Our Medical Assistant program with Phlebotomy training is a 30-week program with a hybrid of online / in-person classes.  The medical assistant program is divided into 3 academic quarters. After the on-campus portion of the program, each student completes an off-campus 5-week clinical externship. Including this externship, the entire program can be completed in under 7 months.

  • Arizona Medical Assistants are not required to have certification in order to work in the field. However, graduates of our program are recommended to become certified as either a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Technician to enhance their resume and knowledge in the field.

Dental Assistant Program

Arizona College’s dental assistant program takes a total of four quarters (38 weeks) to complete. It’s a hybrid program that includes both online and in-person classes. After completing the on-campus portion of the program, you’ll participate in an off-campus, eight-week clinical externship that provides you with real-world, hands-on experience in a dental practice setting. Not only will you be prepared for success through interactive learning, but two of the component exams necessary for certification, Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE), can be completed during the program.

  • Arizona Dental Assistants enjoy a balance of connecting with people through patient care, taking x-rays, maintaining patient records, and scheduling appointments.
Dental Assistant Program students at Arizona College.
Pharmacy Technician Allied Health training program at Arizona College in Glendale, Arizona.

Pharmacy Technician Program

34-week undergraduate diploma program offered at our Glendale & Mesa Campuses. Our pharmacy technician diploma is a hybrid program that includes hybrid online / in-person classes. When you’re deciding where and how to obtain your pharmacy technician training, you’ll want a school that offers high-quality education in the classroom, personalized support, and the opportunity to get your hands dirty with real-life experience. Being both knowledgeable and experienced will make you a top candidate for employment after you get your diploma. Arizona College’s Pharmacy Technician program gives you the best of both worlds. Not only does the program hold a strong focus on classroom education, but you’ll also receive an off-site externship following the program’s completion.

Massage Therapy Program

35-week undergraduate certificate program offered at our Glendale Campus. Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of others and want to help enhance people’s health and well-being? Can you envision yourself providing therapeutic touch to others? Have you ever experienced the numerous benefits of a massage? If so, you should consider becoming a massage therapist! Arizona College offers comprehensive massage therapy training at our Glendale campus. Our hands-on massage therapy program, which takes 35 weeks and has flexible start dates, prepares you with the education and skills required for success in the field. *All classes for our massage therapy program are in-person. 

Massage Therapy Allied Health training program at Arizona College in Mesa, Arizona.
Medical Billing and Coding Allied Health training program at Arizona College.

Medical Billing & Coding Program

30-week undergraduate diploma program offered at our Glendale & Mesa Campuses. Medical Billing and Coding (or Health Information) is an exciting, fast-growing, in-demand allied health field that can allow you to enter the medical field without providing direct patient care. Arizona College’s Medical Billing & Coding diploma program includes a mixture of online and in-person classes, along with a 5-week clinical externship that provides you with real-world healthcare experience. Including the externship, the program length is approximately 30 weeks (6 quarters).

Healthcare Administration

30-week associate of applied science degree program offered at our Glendale & Mesa Campuses. HCA coursework features a comprehensive academic curriculum that includes coursework with an emphasis on management while preparing you to support the business side of a health office. Our health administration courses cover training on the computer skills required for your administrative role and are taught by experienced faculty. The healthcare administration degree is a 100% online program. 

Allied Health Program Students pursuing a career in healthcare at Arizona College.

Flexible Schedules

Sessions start every 5 weeks and we have accelerated morning and evening classes available.

Career Services

We provide our students with tools to simplify everything from writing resumes and cover letters to job applications and more.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Fill out our request info form to speak with our Financial Aid Department to determine eligibility for available scholarships and financial aid programs.

Allied Health Job Search Support

Our Career Services team offers job search support and employment services to all Arizona College students and graduates, providing valuable tips and tools for resumes, cover letters, job applications, and preparing for interviews. We also provide our students support with conflict resolution, on-the-job success, networking, and planning for your future.

,

National & Programmatic Accreditation

ABHES Accredited Nursing School

1 All Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

The Pharmacy Technician program at Arizona College, Glendale is ASHP accredited. Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition, especially to an educational institution that maintains quality and compliance with the ASHP standards.

Hear From Our Allied Health Program Students

Everyone at Arizona College has been very helpful and friendly. The class size is smaller than most colleges which is what I like the most.

Whitney Begay, Pharmacy Technician Program

Arizona College of Allied Health’s instructors and staff are the most helpful people I know and attending this school has been the best decision I’ve ever made.

Christina Feinga, Massage Therapy Program Graduate

Finally, an allied health school near me!

An Arizona Allied Health School for the entire west valley and Phoenix metro area.

Additional hours available upon request.

Allied Health Program FAQ’s