Find Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Technician training at BAMA Institute
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Women are 50.3% of the population of California. We are key drivers of industry and innovation, leaders, and vital participants in essential workforce industries. That’s why we need to continue supporting – and increasing – investments in women across the state. But women face significant challenges, even after decades of progress, to their economic well-being. Women are essential to California’s globally competitive economy – our success is California’s success! Thanks to a California Commission of the Status of Women and Girls Grant, Bay Area Medical Academy will be investing in women through the 2023/2024 Women’s Recovery Response Grant because we all do better together. If you would like to receive funding for our Medical Assisting Program through this grant, please book a phone call to speak with us here. We’d love to hear from you!
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Our holistic training model ensures that students receive valuable clinical experience via externships at medical facilities throughout the Bay Area. The quality of our training is shown in the large number of students employed at externship facilities. Learn more »
Bay Area Medical Academy provides students with the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to prepare you for a rewarding and successful career in healthcare.
Smaller School – We provide a nurturing learning environment where every student receives personalized attention. Our staff, instructors, and administrators know every student by their first name.
Quality Instructors – Our courses are taught by a knowledgeable staff of registered nurses, clinical laboratory technicians and other healthcare professionals, each with more than twenty years of experience.
Employer Partnerships – Bay Area Medical Academy is a leader in Healthcare Workforce Education in the Bay Area. We are a talent supplier to medical facilities in the area and maintain strong ties with the medical community that we serve.
Ongoing Career Services – Our Career Services Coordinator will meet with you to identify your short and long term career goals.
Certified B Corp – B Corporations are a new kind of corporations for a new economy. They create higher quality jobs and improve the quality of life in our communities.
Bay Area Medical Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
UCSF Medical Center and the Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) share a passion for empowering healthcare professionals to be excellent providers of patient care services. Our common vision of patient-centered medicine has yielded a close collaboration between institutions on curriculum development, externship opportunities, and community outreach. UCSF recognizes BAMA certifications as highly competitive evidence of training in Medical Assisting and we have a great partnership with BAMA’s career services team. We look forward to interviewing BAMA graduates for job openings during our regular employer spotlights and regularly place several BAMA graduates in roles such as Medical or Hospital Assistant in departments such as Primary Care, Family Medicine, and Positive Care 360 practices.Saba Mirza, Recruiter, UCSF Medical Center
BAMA was a wonderful school to work with. Very easy process to register and sign up for courses. I completed the weekend phlebotomy course at the San Francisco campus. The course was fantastic, and what I loved most about it was the knowledge my instructor had. Never did I feel nervous that I wouldn’t be able to complete the course work asked of me. My instructor was very confident in his skills which led me to have the same confidence. Attending BAMA and taking the weekend course, I was fully prepared to dive into the world of phlebotomy.Kiley Munoz, Phlebotomy Technician Graduate
I have good news to report. I’m now employed at Quest Diagnostics and IMS Paramed. I couldn’t have done it without Career Services and the employer spotlights you host. Thank you.Katherine L., Phlebotomy Technician Graduate
I really appreciated the opportunity to practice phlebotomy on other students, and let them practice on me. Since I graduated BAMA, I’ve been working as a Lab Tech/Phlebotomist at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. And in January 2017, I started nursing school at the University of San Francisco. My phlebotomy experience has definitely prepared me for my nursing career.Adam Zeboski, Phlebotomy Technician Graduate
I’m so happy right now — LabCorp hired me as a phlebotomist. Thank you very much for all your help. Career Services is awesome.Jovita O., Phlebotomy Technician Graduate
I liked the hands-on training best. The training in class was set up to give you the experience of working in a doctor’s office. You’re trained to take vitals and give injections, among other things.Joan Garchitorena, Medical Assisting Graduate
BAMA’s a great choice. You graduate a Nationally-Certified Medical Assistant. You are a Nationally-Certified Phlebotomist. You’re a Certified EKG Technician, and they will connect you to take the State board exam. Go to BAMA. You have the opportunity to just grow and move up and just keep going.Davina C., BAMA Medical Assisting Graduate
We have worked with BAMA and are delighted with the talented employees we have been able to hire from their [Phlebotomy & Medical Assisting] programs. We have also been sending all of our administrative employees through the phlebotomy program at BAMA. We have chosen BAMA because of their dedication to excellence, their thorough training program and importantly their interest in making sure to keep service orientation as a high priority.Sidney Luu, District Phlebotomy Manager, One Medical Group