The Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy diploma program is 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 takes approximately 30 weeks. Upon successful completion, graduates are encouraged to pursue phlebotomist certification or become a registered medical assistant.
Sessions start every 5 weeks and we have accelerated morning and evening classes available. Our medical assisting school can be completed in less than nine months.
After graduating you can apply for jobs at many types of healthcare facilities including doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and blood donation centers.
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.
Due to COVID-19 we have implemented strict health and safety protocols including temperature checks, mask wearing, sanitizing, and distancing to protect our students and staff.
Medical assistants can have a significant and meaningful impact on the lives of patients. Your entry into this rewarding health career begins with medical assistant training. Medical assistants who have phlebotomy training are also able to perform clinical tasks related to blood work for patients, which gives assistants plenty of employment options in the healthcare industry. Medical assistants are responsible for many different administrative and clinical tasks invaluable to the physicians, nursing staff, and other healthcare professionals they assist.
Arizona College’s Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy undergraduate diploma program is a 30-week program offered at our Glendale and Mesa, AZ campuses. Our Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy program curriculum includes:
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.
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.