How do I apply to attend Kino College?
Our goal is to make the process of applying to Kino College as easy as possible. The process begins by making an appointment to meet with an admissions representative. Use this form to Contact Us and an advisor will contact you shortly to help you begin the process of becoming part of the Kino College community.
How much does it cost to attend Kino College?
The tuition at Kino College is highly competitive. Please Contact Us to schedule an appointment to discuss tuition, fees and payment plans.
Does Kino College accept Federal Financial Aid?
Yes. Kino College participates in Federal Student Aid programs and offers Federal Financial Student Aid to qualified applicants. For students who do not qualify for Federal Student Financial Aid Kino College offers in-house financing options. Please Contact Us to schedule an appointment to discuss tuition, fees and payment plans.
Is the Professional Medical Assistant program the only program available?
Yes, the United States Department of Labor Statistics has identified Medical Assisting as one of the top 10 fastest growing professions over the next 10 years. Jobs in this field are projected to exceed the number of available medical assistants. Accordingly, Kino College focuses solely on preparing Medical Assistants for a rewarding career in today’s healthcare industry. This singular focus allows us to provide the highest quality education possible.
How long does it take me to graduate from Kino College?
The Professional Medical Assistant program at Kino College is approximately 9-months in duration. You will spend approximately eight months in the classroom and an additional five weeks in a clinical externship prior to graduation.
Are there costs of the program beyond tuition?
In addition to tuition, there is a $100 registration fee and a $510 books & supplies fee. Please Contact Us to schedule an appointment to discuss tuition, fees and payment plans.
Other expenses the student may incur include immunizations (if one is not fully immunized), interest and late fees if payments are not made on time, and regular transportation to clinical externship sites in the greater Tucson area. Certain clinical externship sites may charge additional fees (e.g., parking) and may require the extern to have medical insurance.
Can I purchase my own textbook and supplies?
Yes, please advise the administration you would like to purchase your own books and/or supplies. You will be provided with the necessary information needed to purchase the items on your own and information regarding the credits that may be applied to your fees.
What time of day are classes held?
Kino College realizes that many of our students have family and work responsibilities. In order to accommodate students varying schedules, we make every effort to offer a convenient class schedule. Currently, we are running classes, Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
What is an externship?
After students successfully complete all coursework, they are placed in an externship. An externship is an unpaid position within a medical facility where students apply their skills with real patients under close supervision. This opportunity provides students with valuable on-the-job practice and coaching in real-life situations. Kino College’s vast network of doctors and medical practices allows students access to a wide variety of facilities in which to put their classroom knowledge to practice.
Will Kino College help me get a job when I graduate?
Kino College assists graduates with both externship and employment placement. Our team will work with you to explore career interests and placement options, build an effective resume, complete employment applications, prepare you for the job interview and assist you with your job search. Kino College can not guarantee a job upon graduation.
What do I need to know about COVID19?
Click here COVID19 to learn what you need to know about how Kino College is adressing COVID19.
Is Kino College accredited?
Yes, Kino College is Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
NorthFalls Church, Virginia 22043
Telephone 703.917.9503; Facsimile 703.917.4109
Do I have to become licensed or certified to become a Medical Assistant?
Medical Assistants in the State of Arizona do not have to be licensed or certified to practice. Many employers require certification as a condition of employment, however. Certification also has a number of benefits to the Medical Assistant including national recognition. Accordingly, Kino College strongly encourages it’s graduates to become certified.
Can Kino College graduates become Certified Medical Assistants?
Kino College students and graduates are eligible to become certified medical assistants, e.g., National Healthcare Association (CCMA), NCCT (NCMA), California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants (CCBMA) and others.