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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

Our Medical Science Program for 2025–2026

Program Highlights

  • Be a driving force on a professional healthcare team delivering high quality patient care.
  • Experience and manage a medical clinic that offers wellness screening services to the community.
  • Perform medical office operations and deliver vital care services including blood draws and injections as well as assist in minor office surgeries.

Career Focus

  • Upon successful completion of the two-year course, students have the opportunity to test for clinical medical assistant, phlebotomy technician, CPR, and OSHA healthcare industry certifications. In addition, students have the opportunity to earn Central Arizona College Allied Health college credit while attending the program at no cost if dual enrollment requirements are met.

    Listing of Instructional Topics

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Body Measurements
    • Electronic Medical Records
    • Front Office Skills
    • Clinic Operations
    • Infection Control
    • Medical Law and Ethics
    • Minor Surgical Procedures
    • Phlebotomy
    • Special Populations
    • Venipuncture
    • Vital Signs

    Medical Assistant Entry Level Salary Range*

    • Hourly: $12.87–$16.35
    • Annual: $26,760–$34,000

    *Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages

    Related Career Pathways

    • EKG Technician
    • Lab Technician
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Office Manager*
    • Medical Research Specialist*
    • Nuclear Technician*
    • Pediatrician*
    • Physician Assistant*
    • Surgeon*

    *with additional education in this field.