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Medical Assisting Diploma Program

If working in the medical field is a dream of yours, the Medical Assisting training program at Southern Technical College is a great place to get started. In our Medical Assisting program, you can prepare to work along side physicians and other healthcare professionals in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

At Southern Technical College, our Medical Assisting diploma program is designed to be completed in 10 months. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings, performing duties like scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and more. Join this exciting and growing career field.

Program overview:

  • 10-month diploma program
  • A set of required materials and textbooks are provided at no additional cost
  • Hands-on learning
  • Eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam in the State of Florida

Why Southern Technical College:

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Accredited
  • Faculty of industry professionals
  • Resume building and interviewing prep
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

You’ll study both the administrative and clinical aspects of the medical field and participate in clinical laboratory classes, where you can apply the knowledge you’ve gained. Emphasis is placed on medical theory and terminology, as well as the practices and procedures associated with the operation of a healthcare facility such as private physicians offices, health clinics and hospitals.

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Course Titles

Introduction to Health Careers
Medical Terminology
Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology
Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants
Medical Procedures
Fundamentals of Pharmacology
Allied Health Laboratory Skills
Medical Assisting Externship
Introduction to Electronic Health Records

If you’re considering schools for medical assisting programs in Florida, it’s time to find out why Southern Technical College is the place for you. Contact us today to get started.

Career options upon graduation:

  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Carriers
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Outpatient Care Centers
  • Urgent Care Centers
  • Walk-In Clinics

Medical Assisting program is available at these locations: