• ma


    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster.

    This program is designed to prepare students for employment as medical assistants.

    The content includes but is not limited to communication, transcultural communication in healthcare, interpersonal skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, health-illness concepts, administrative and clinical duties, emergency procedures including CPR and first aid, emergency preparedness, safety and security procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and employability skills.

    Registered Medical Assistant Exam
    Registered Phlebotomy Technician Exam
    Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid

Program Details

  • Time to Complete: 1300 hours / Approximately 10-13 months pending on campus location

    Estimated Cost: $7,673

    Requirements: CTE Basic Skills Assessment Requirements  

    Reading 10

    Language 10

    Math 10

What you'll learn

  • Occupational Completion Points

    Basic Healthcare Worker - 90 hours
    Introduction to Medical Assisting - 250 hours
    Medical Office Procedures - 75 hours
    Phlebotomist, MA - 75 hours
    EKG Aide, MA - 75 hours
    Clinical Assisting - 230 hours
    Pharmacology for Medical Assisting - 90 hours
    Laboratory Procedures - 125 hours
    Administrative Office Procedures - 90 hours
    Practicum Experience - 200 hours
    *Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.


    Central Florida Wage Statistics Source

    Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Campus Offering

  • Kissimmee 

    * The Medical Assisting program at Kissimmee main campus is only offered to high school dual enrolled students. Medical Assisting dual enrolled high school students, will need to enroll as an adult to complete the remainder of the program*

    St. Cloud


Additional Requirements

  • The following are additional requirements in order to apply for Medical Assisting Program:

    • Background Check
    • Drug Screen
    • Annual Physical Examination
    • Up-to-Date Immunizations

Class Schedule

  • Poinciana and Saint Cloud Campuses

    Monday-Friday: 7:05 am - 2:45 pm


    Kissimmee Campus

    Full Time:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    7:05 am - 2:00 pm

    7:05 am - 1:00 pm


    Part Time: Dual Enrollment (offered at Kissimmee campus ONLY)

    Part-time sessions are NOT available at St. Cloud or Poinciana Campuses.