Medical Assisting MA22
The Medical Assisting program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today's medical offices. The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Assisting diploma.
Medical Assisting, Waycross Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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Clearwater FL 33756
The minimum expectation goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective leaning domains. All domains are taught and assessed as outlined by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Graduates of the Waycross campus program are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as well as the RMA via the American Medical Technologist.
Graduates of the Golden Isles campus program are eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification exam via the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or the National Certified Medical Assistant certification exam via the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Exam Passage Rate
According to the 2021 Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Annual Report, the exam passage rate for the 2019 graduation cohort was 83%.
Other Conditions for Admission
Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.
Completion of Health Care Assistant HA21
- Submit a completed application;
- High School diploma or equivalent required for Graduation: Yes
- Age Requirement: 16
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.