201 N Bonita Ave., Ste 101
Tucson AZ 85745(520) 368-3028
Mon-Thu 7:30AM – 10:00PM
Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
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Medical & Dental Programs
Medical assistants play an important role in offices of physicians, hospitals, and outpatient care facilities. Medical assistants may work in the front office scheduling appointments, or in exam rooms, taking vital signs, drawing blood, administering injections, and assisting physicians with exams. A Medical Assisting program in Tucson can be completed in as few as nine months, meaning you could be looking at a new career soon!
For those who would rather work with dentists, dental assisting is an exciting career. Dental assistants perform both front office work—such as scheduling appointments and greeting patients—and clinical work like passing instruments, taking x-rays and impressions, making provisional crowns, and fabricating bleaching trays and night guards. Carrington’s Dental Assisting program in Tucson can be completed in as few as nine months.
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians help get patients the medication they need. Pharmacy technicians work closely with the public, delivering medications and checking on administrative issues like insurance and payment methods. Becoming a pharmacist requires a doctoral degree, but with Carrington’s Pharmacy Technology program in Tucson, you can train to be a pharmacy technician in as few as nine months.
One major benefit of nursing is the ability to enter the workforce with an associate degree, while there are a whole variety of nursing degrees that offer different career paths and specialities, an Associate Degree in Nursing can help you get to work much faster than other paths. Some nurses may go on to complete higher education after gaining real world experience with an ADN. Carrington’s Associate Degree in Nursing program in Tucson can be completed in as few as two years and helps prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Massage therapists enjoy a number of benefits in their careers. They are able to help clients directly through therapeutic touch and may work either as individual practitioners or with a larger organization or spa. From creating relaxing environments for clients to helping athletes stretch their muscles, massage therapy is more than just going through the motions. Our Massage Therapy program in Tucson can be completed in as few as nine months and helps prepare you for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).
Since much of the U.S. healthcare system relies on insurance, it’s vital that doctors’ offices are able to communicate with payors. Medical billers and coders help translate treatment plans performed by doctors into standardized language—or code—that can be understood by insurance carriers and other physicians through electronic health records. A Medical Billing and Coding program in Tucson may be a good fit for someone who wants to work in healthcare without needing to interact with patients frequently.
Physical therapist aides work under the supervision or physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. While job duties vary, they help keep physical therapy practices running smoothly and safely. Carrington’s Physical Therapy Technology program in Tucson helps prepare you for a role as a physical therapist aide and can be completed in as few as nine months.
Learn to love your career helping animals great and small as a Veterinary Assistant. Veterinary Assistants work directly with veterinarians in a clinical, laboratory, shelter, or agricultural settings. Duties vary and include assisting with exams, wound care, surgical nursing, grooming, as well as feeding, handling, and restraining animals ranging from standard dogs and cats, to less common pets like rabbits, reptiles, or farm animals. Our Veterinary Assisting program in Tucson can be completed in as few as nine months.
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Tucson Campus’ Career-Preparation Programs
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Carrington College’s Tucson campus provides hands-on training in a number of medical programs in southern Arizona. Carrington College’s Tucson campus is conveniently located, just west of I-10 between Congress and St. Mary’s Road on the other side of downtown. It’s close to public transportation including the #3, #21 and #22 bus lines and the Loop shuttle.
This 28,000-square-foot campus offers a diverse learning environment, including classrooms featuring ceiling-mounted LCD projectors. The campus provides a variety of spaces designed to give students valuable hands-on training in realistic settings, including well-equipped Dental Assisting and Veterinary Assisting labs and a medical library equipped with reference materials, textbooks and journals. Additionally, the Carrington library website offers online resources and professional organization information.
Classrooms Geared for Learning
At Carrington College Tucson, you can enjoy a small college experience where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructor will not only know you by name, but they can also get to know you as a person. You will know what to expect from your career in the real world because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom.
“Student leadership, retention, career readiness, inclusive campus culture, and student satisfaction are my highest priority. Mentorship and coaching of students, faculty and staff are my lifelong passion. I love coming to work every day and meeting with students, holding workshops and orientation, and attending campus special events”