Allied Health

Dental Assistant—Certificate of Proficiency

This program will provide the student with the necessary training in order to deliver quality oral healthcare. X-ray imaging and clinical skills are included in the training. This program provides the opportunity to become part of a professional dental team and to start a career in the healthcare field.  

Medical Assistant—Certificate of Proficiency

This program prepares you for an entry-level position as a medical assistant. Emphasis is on preparation to perform both clerical duties and clinical duties in a medical office. Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of medical assistants vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner’s specialty.

Nursing Assistant—Certificate of Proficiency

This program prepares you for an entry-level position as a nursing assistant. Emphasis is on basic patient care skills, based on the knowledge of universal precautions, asepsis, basic human needs, body mechanics, treatments and procedures, patient admission, transfer, discharge, and eldercare.

Nursing—Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program is designed to prepare you for beginning employment as a staff nurse giving direct care to patients. The program has received approval by the Arizona Board of Nursing. On successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree and will be eligible to make application to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Total Minimum Degree Requirements including prerequisites: 71 credits