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Health Care Schools in Arizona - AZ

These Arizona colleges and universities offer online and campus based degree programs that can help you develop the skills you'll need to start or advance a career in health care. Find programs designed for careers in medical assisting, psychology, health care management, human resources, IT, and much more. Health care is multi-faceted and we can help you match a degree to a career.

Fastest Growing Health Care Careers in Arizona

There are a number of factors contributing to the growth in the health care industry, mainly the increasing elderly population. The trend is projected to continue as the country's general population also continues to grow. Growth has created a demand for highly skilled and educated professionals in all areas of the health care industry. In Arizona, those careers in highest demand are medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, dental assistants, dental hygienists, physician assistants, network systems analysts and administrators, registered nurses, and surgical techs. These careers are projected to see the greatest growth through the next decade. To be eligible for these careers, a two or four year degree is often required. We have listed programs that can help you prepare for IT, Health care management, medical assisting and many other careers below. Find schools now.

Arizona Health Care Industry's Largest Employers

Some of Arizona's largest employers are in the health care industry. We have compiled a list of those employers and a bit about the organizations. These are large organizations and offer career opportunities for those with medical and non-medical backgrounds.

  • Scottsdale Health Care: Employs over 6,700 staff and physicians in home health, hospitals and medical centers, family practice offices, and related facilities.
  • Banner Health: Facilities located in Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Page, Phoenix, Pinal County, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Williams.
  • Catholic Healthcare West: Hospital facilities located in Phoenix, Chandler, and Gilbert.
  • Sun Health Corporation: Sun Health Boswell Hospital in Sun City makes up a large portion of their employees with around 4,000. Also operates Surprise Urgent Care.
  • Mayo Clinic: Located in Scottsdale/Phoenix. The Mayo clinic ranked 59th overall on the 2008 Fortune Magazine 100 best companies to work for based on an employee opinion survey, culture and policies.
  • Abrazo Health Care: Serves Maricopa, Gila and Pinal Counties. Operates Arrowhead Hospital in Peoria, Maryvale Hospital Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital, Phoenix Baptist Hospital, and West Valley Hospital Medical Center. Abrazo Health Care is also affiliated with the Phoenix Health Plan/ Community Connection.
  • TMC Health Care: Operates Tucson Medical Center
  • University Medical Center: Located in Tucson and has nearly 3,500 employees.
  • Northern Arizona Health Care: Located in Flagstaff.
  • Yuma Regional Medical Center

Schools Offering Health Care and Nursing Degrees in Arizona

tip Programs are subject to change.

Grand Canyon University-College of Nursing – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • RN to MS in Nursing – Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • RN to MS in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BS in Nursing / MS in Nursing
  • MBA and MS in Nursing - Nurse Leadership
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Arizona Western College – Yuma, AZ :

Programs:

  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
  • Health Services/Allied Health/General Health Sciences
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Central Arizona College – Coolidge, AZ :

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health Aide
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Practical Nursing

Chandler/Gilbert Community College – Chandler, AZ :

Programs:

  • Dietetic Technician (DTR)
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse

Cochise College – Douglas, AZ :

Programs:

  • Community Health Services/Liason/Counseling
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Coconino County Community College – Flagstaff, AZ :

Programs:

  • Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Eastern Arizona College – Thatcher, AZ :

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health Aide
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Estrella Mountain Community College – Avondale, AZ :

Programs:

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing

GateWay Community College – Phonix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technician
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiological Technology/Science- Radiographer
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist

Glendale Community College–Glendale, AZ :

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse

Mesa Community College – Mesa, AZ :

Programs:

  • Biotechnology
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse

Mohave Community College –Kingman, AZ :

Programs:

  • Blood Bank Technology Specialist
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Northland Pioneer College – Holbrook, AZ :

Programs:

  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Reception/Receptionist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Certificate of Applied Science (CAS) - Practical Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Paradise Valley Community College –Phonix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Dietetic Technician (DTR)
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse

Phoenix College – Phonix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Histologic Technician
  • Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Pima Community College – Phonix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Histologic Technician
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Rio Salado College – Tempe, AZ:

Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care-Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Substance Abuse, Addiction Counseling

Scottsdale Community College – Scottsdale , AZ :

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy

Yavapai College – Prescott, AZ :

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Gerontology
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Carrington College – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Kaplan College – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing Program

Maricopa Community College District – Avondale, AZ :

Programs:

  • Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Maricopa Skill Center – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Brookline College – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Bachelors in Nursing

University of Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s

Chamberlain College of Nursing – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ :

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Northern Arizona University – Flagstaff, AZ :

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Arizona State University – Phoenix, AZ :

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

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