Program Length Class Schedule
30 Weeks • 900 Clock Hours • 32 Credits
Monday-Friday • 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
(30 hours per week with breaks. Lunch is an additional ½ hr.)
38 Weeks • 900 Clock Hours • 32 Credits
Monday-Friday • 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
(22.5 hours per week with breaks)
Externships are normally conducted in affiliated clinics generally during daytime working hours
from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and scheduled for 30 hours per week (6 hours per day) for total of six weeks.
Not all programs are offered at all campuses and not all campuses offer programs during all sessions.
Please check with the Admissions Department for the start dates and schedules of a particular program.
Tuition and Financial Aid
The total tuition includes all books and supplies, STRF fee, as well as administrative fees for registration and graduation. California Healing Arts College participates in several types of funding programs, and we offer several options for tuition payment. A staff of well-qualified financial aid officers is available to advise and assist you in applying for aid. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance if unable to meet educational costs on their own.
Program Description and Vocational Objective
The MA program prepares students for an entry-level position in the medical field as a front and/or back office assistant. Positions are available in clinics, hospitals and doctors’ offices. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduate will be able to perform EKG; prepare strips for evaluation; perform venipuncture; collect specimens; collect patient data; perform vital signs, CPR, and First Aid; perform simple lab tests (e.g., Urinalysis, Hematocrit); prepare patients for physical examinations; and assist physicians in minor surgeries.
CHAC is a member of NATIONAL HEALTHCAREER ASSOCIATION (“NHA”)
Our Career Services staff is eager to provide placement assistance to all graduates, including résumé preparation, job-seeking skills, and interviewing techniques. To enhance your career planning, a review of these items will be supplemented with job leads after successful completion of the program. While we cannot guarantee employment, Career Services will assist in securing a job that’s right for you.
- Be at least 18 years old (if younger than 18, must provide valid high school diploma or equivalent).
- Has Previously Passed a nationally standardized entrance exam (Necessary for those without a HS diploma).
- Interview with an admissions representative and tour the campus.
- Complete all requisite forms in the admissions packet.