Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings such as physicians’ offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Students are provided with extensive hands-on training in both entry level and advanced medical assistant competencies in accordance with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Essential Guidelines. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) national certification exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; Phone: 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org
See Medical Assistants in action in this video: Medical Assisting Technology
Most MAS courses are offered in both day and evening formats. However, in the final semester the clinical portion of MAS 231 (practicum) is offered only during the day Monday through Friday.
Algebra I and Biology with Lab required.
5-Year Average – Graduating Classes 2010 – 2014