MIJTED Students working toward medical assistant certification

Gain a foundation to launch your medical career

You’ll gain a strong foundation that prepares you to enter the critical field of medicine and gain medical assistant certification. Learn about common diseases and disorders, their prevention, diagnosis and treatment, as well as emerging diseases and new biomedical therapies. Master vital skills including the measuring and recording of vital signs and the performance of CPR, AED, and First Aid.

“Medical Professions is my favorite part of the day!” 

– Madi W., Prescott High School

 

Medical Assisting Program Information

PROGRAM SEQUENCE:

Medical Assisting Courses

LOCATIONS:

Yavapai College – Prescott Valley Campus
3800 North Glassford Hill Rd.
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:

2 years

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:

Sophomore – Senior

PREREQUISITE:

Accuplacer Reading Test

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

MICTED Scrubs

CREDITS:

Up to 5 High School credits over two years, up to 11 Yavapai College credits over two years.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:

  • CPR Certification, First Responder First Aid Certification
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

CLASS SCHEDULE:

  • Monday – Thursday Courses
    6:45 – 9:15am plus 1 hour a week online
  • Monday – Thursday Courses
    1:15 – 3:45pm plus 1 hour a week online

STUDENT BENEFITS:

  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Industry skills development experience and medical assistant certification to take straight to workforce.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Arizona Health Occupations Students of America

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

Medical Assisting Career Opportunities

  • Radiologist ($36,000 – 76,000)
  • Social & Human Services Assistant ($18,000 – 44,000)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) ($19,000 – 51,000)
  • Medical Assistant($20,000 – 40,000)
  • Physician ($166,000 – 407,000)

Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.

Ready to enroll?

Follow these instructions:

  1. 1Fill out the form below.
  2. 2Check your email and print out the PDF form attached in the email we sent you.
    If you don’t receive an email confirmation please contact us.
  3. 3Have your parent sign the form, then please bring the form to your school counselor and they will take it from there.

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