Allied Health Department

There are nine programs within Allied Health department: Dental Assisting (DENA), , Health Information Technology (HEIT) which includes a Coding Specialist Certificate, Health Information Management (HIMS), Medical Assisting (MEDA), Neurodiagnostic Technologist (NDTE), Phlebotomy (PHLB), Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYR), Radiologic Technology (RADT) and Veterinary Technology (VTAH). For more information about each, please use the links to the right.

All Allied Health Program students are required to complete a criminal background check, a 10 panel drug screen, a physical exam, provide immunization records or titers verifying immunity (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis)  and Tuberculosis status  prior to being placed at a clinical facility.  Some programs may also require proof of Influenza immunization during flu season.

Students are responsible for the following costs:
1. American Databank Complio Immunization Tracker - $24.00/year

2. Background Check & Drug Screen Combo package - $77.00/year, additional costs may apply if you have lived outside of the state of California.
3. Immunizations, titers, physical exams, and other health screenings-costs will vary.

Mesa College Student Health Services offers the following services:
Physical Exam at- $35.00

TB skin test- $8.00
Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) - $45.00
MMR- $79.00
Hepatitis B Series- $62.00
Flu vaccine- Free
*Students may see their own medical provider if preferred.

ATTENTION ALLIED HEALTH STUDENTS: You must complete the following required training prior to starting your DIRECTED CLINICAL PRACTICE (DCP) or Work Experience. Please complete the training prior to your program orientation and bring verification of completion to your program orientation. Please click the link below.
REQUIRED Sexual Assault Prevention Training Requirements for Community College Students

Students applying and entering Allied Health Programs are encouraged to take ALLH 048, Basic Skills for Health Care Careers, prior to starting their program.  This course will be offered in Spring 2021.

Click here for information about Spanish 125-Spanish for Health Care Professionals

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All students are required to be familiar with our Allied Health Policy Manual Fall 2020

Program Information Sessions

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, and the cancellation of our March 23rd Information Session, you may submit your application to the Dental Assisting Program before you have completed an Information Session.  

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all Fall Information Sessions will be held virtually. Zoom information will be posted on department pages. 

Please check this website the DAY of the session for any changes that may have been required. Reservations not required. Campus parking policies are enforced.  Parking day passes can be obtained at several parking machines located throughout the parking lots.


  Fall Spring
Animal Health (ANHL)

10/16/2020 5:00-6:30 p.m.

11/13/2020 5:00-6:30 p.m.

12/04/2020 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Via Zoom-Check back in early fall for details    


Dental Assisting (DENA) TBD


Health Information Technology (HEIT)/Health Information Management (HIM)




Medical Assisting (MEDA)
 Please see the Medical Assisting page for the online information session.  


Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDTE)



Phlebotomy (PHLB)
 Please see the Phlebotomy page for the online information session.  




Physical Therapy Assisting (PHYR)






Radiologic Technology (RADT)