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San Marcos

Our San Marcos campus features a 45,000 square-foot new facility located in North City.

San Marcos

San Marcos

Our San Marcos campus features a 45,000 square-foot new facility located in North City, a multi-use community offering dining, entertainment, shopping and outdoor recreation with 30 acres of parks and over a mile of urban trails. North City is located at the center of San Diego’s North County.

This campus offers six certificate programs and four associate degree programs.

  • ​111 Campus Way
    San Marcos , CA 92078
  • 1-800-477-PIMA
  • Our San Marcos campus is located at the corner of Campus Way and Carmel Street.

Programs Offered On This Campus

Dental Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to work closely with a dental care team to ensure the best patient experience and assist in all phases of treatment, from oral care to administrative duties. Courses will focus on preparing patients for examination, taking X-rays, sterilizing equipment, preparing materials for impressions and much more.

Health Care Administration Certificate

Program Length: Approximately
8 months

In this program, students will learn the personal and professional skills needed to work as an entry-level healthcare administrative assistant. Courses will focus on how to work with medical insurance, triage appointments, assist with reporting and perform billing and coding tasks, among many other responsibilities. With these skills, you can serve as a key member of front-office medical team.

Medical Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to work closely with all members of a medical team, including doctors and nurses. Medical assistants perform a range of clinical and clerical duties and act as a liaison between patients and doctors. Courses will focus on anatomy, routine laboratory procedures and frequent patient care procedures. Pima Medical’s training prepares students to begin working in the field with confidence immediately upon graduation.

Pharmacy Technician

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to prepare and provide medications for patients. Courses will focus on preparing medication, compounding medications, interacting with those in the medical field such as doctors and nurses, operating automated dispensing equipment and much more. Students will receive professional and clinical training that prepares them for the daily responsibilities of a pharmacy technician.

Phlebotomy Technician

Program Length: Approximately
3 Months

In this program, students will learn how to assist patients with the collection of blood and other clinical specimens. Pima Medical’s hands-on courses focus on blood draws, putting patients at ease, correct labeling and identity verification and processing specimens for testing.

Veterinary Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
9 Months

In this program, students will learn how to assist veterinarians with various responsibilities, including administrative and medical duties. Courses will focus on in-office procedures, animal nursing, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, surgical procedures and many other vital elements to a veterinary assistant’s role.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
20 Months

In this program, you will learn how to provide treatments for those who need to learn how to function independently in their homes and during daily activities. You will take courses that focus on anatomy, growth and development, kinesiology, mental health and many other important areas of focus. Your coursework will utilize real-world labs that prepare you for the workforce.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Length: Approximately
18 Months

In this program, learn how to help patients improve their mobility and movement following an injury or illness. Courses in this program focus on preparing you for a variety of tasks required on the job such as conducting exercise, performing massages, applying hot and cold packs and assisting in traction and other treatments. You will learn these skills in a truly hands-on experience at Pima Medical.

Respiratory Therapy

Program Length: Approximately
21 Months

In this program, you will study a broad range of respiratory health skills, including but not limited to advanced respiratory care techniques, pharmacology, cardiopulmonary disease, patient assessment and more. The day-to-day responsibilities of a respiratory therapist are as wide-ranging and unique as the patients they treat. You will also be qualified to handle critical care and emergencies related to respiratory issues.

Veterinary Technician

Program Length: Approximately
18 Months

In this program, you will be able to manifest your animal-loving dreams and work in a field dedicated to animal care. Learn about animal behavior, surgical assisting, testing procedures and more. This program offers a unique blended learning experience, with some instruction conducted online and some in-person. Your hands-on expertise will be gained working in well-equipped animal hospital settings.

Disclosures

Approved by:

State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education,  www.bppe.ca.gov
Pima Medical Institute San Marcos is granted approval to operate under the terms of California Education Code (CEC) section 94890(a)(1) until February 23, 2023 per CEC section 94890(b). Approval to operate means compliance with the standards as set forth in the CEC and 5, CCR.

School Performance Fact Sheets

Download the San Marcos Campus Program Fact Sheets

Job Classifications by Program

Download the San Marcos Campus Job Classifications

BPPE Annual Reports

Annual Report Summary
Download the 2019 Annual Report

Catalog & Campus Addendum

PMI Academic Catalog
Download the San Marcos Campus Catalog Addendum

CSAC Annual Exam Results

Respiratory Therapy Program Accreditation and Programmatic Information
“Respiratory Care Board of California Examination Statistics”
Program Pass/Fail Information

Program Summaries

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