Medical Assistant – Clearwater
UMA gives you personalized attention as you train for a career as a medical assistant. Professionals in this field may work in physicians’ offices, clinics, blood banks and more. UMA’s Medical Assistant program prepares eligible students to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam as well. Although certification isn’t required by every state, successfully passing the exam and earning certification can help you become a stronger job candidate. Students get the best of both learning formats, accessing academic lectures online, in real time, while still receiving lab training in-person, on campus.
Some skills you’ll learn as a student:
- How to take vital signs
- Collect specimens and blood samples
- Assist physicians and nurses
Typically, students complete this diploma program in 14 months or this associate degree program in 21 months.1 When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam for certification. And job search assistance service is included in tuition.