The Certificate Medical Assistant program prepares the student to assist the physician in performing selected diagnostic tests as well as business office procedures. Students applying for the Medical Assistant Program must go through a separate application process after being admitted to the college. There are additional requirements in order to qualify for admission to this program. The admission criteria is updated annually and students should review the current information for changes in the admissions process.
The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and recommended by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756. Phone 727-210-2350. Graduates may be eligible to sit for the National examination offered by the CAAHEP.