This program is offered at the Albuquerque, Phoenix, Tempe, and Tucson campuses.
Welcome to the Brookline College Medical Assistant Diploma Program (MA). Congratulations on your decision to explore the rewarding career path of medical assisting! At Brookline, we believe that this line of work requires a fundamental knowledge of administrative procedures and clinical practices, so our students get trained in both aspects of the occupation. This will ensure that you are the most marketable and valuable to potential employers upon graduation.
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What will you learn at Brookline?
The MA Program provides the necessary training for entry-level positions as a medical assistant in a clinic, physician’s office or urgent care facility. As a student you will study topics that include: terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medical assisting and pharmacology and laboratory practice, among other courses. Click here to view our catalog.
Our medical labs contain congruent materials and equipment that you may use on the job. Our program includes an externship where you will have the opportunity to experience the Medical Assistant profession first hand, working closely with patients, doctors, nurses and other healthcare personnel.
Upon graduation, you will have the foundation to contribute to your employer in the areas of:
The Outlook for a Medical Assistant
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 31% growth outlook for Medical Assistants from 2010 to 2020; an employment change of 162,900 jobs!*
Starting your Career!
Graduates will have the opportunity to use their skills and knowledge in such areas as patient interaction, medical office administration, laboratory practices, electrocardiography and clinical medical assisting practices. They will also be able to appropriately assess patient/client situations and intervene within their scope of practice.
Additionally, our dedicated career services department as well as our network in the local community will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career field.
Brookline College Albuquerque Campus
4201 Central Avenue N.W., Suite J
Albuquerque, NM 87105-1649
Phone: (505) 880-2877
Fax: (505) 352-0199
Toll Free: 1-888-660-2428
Brookline College Phoenix Campus
2445 W. Dunlap Avenue, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021-5820
Phone: (602) 242-6265
Toll Free: 1-800-793-2428
Brookline College Tempe Campus
1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 545-8755
Fax: (480) 926-1371
Toll Free: 1-888-886-2428
Brookline College Tucson Campus
5441 E. 22nd Street, Suite 125
Tucson, AZ 85711-5444
Phone: (520) 748-9799
Fax: (520) 748-9355
Toll Free: 1-888-292-2428
Medical Assistant Diploma
CIP code: 51.0801
NET-SOC code: 31-9092.00
O*NET web link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9092.00
Student Achievement*-Placement – 7/01/2011-6/30/2012: 71.63%
Student Achievement*-On-Time Graduation Rate – 7/01/2011 -6/30/2012: 54.59%
Median Loan Debt Title IV: $9,500.00
Median Loan Debt Private: $0.00
Median Loan Debt Institutional: $44.00
*Student Achievement Definition: ACICS placement rates are calculated as follows: (Students Placed in Field + Students Placed in Related Field) / (Graduates – Students Unavailable for Work) between 7/01/2011 – 6/30/12 (placements permitted up to November 1st 2012). On-time graduate rates are defined as the percent of students who enrolled in a program that completed within 100% of the scheduled program length during the most recent award year of 7/01/2011 – 6/30/2012.