UMA Clearwater


Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) Clearwater offers a variety of healthcare training programs to aspiring allied health professionals in Florida. With numerous hospitals, healthcare facilities, and physician and dental offices throughout the region, the area offers many employment opportunities for qualified individuals who have attained relevant healthcare certification training, diplomas and/or degrees.

The following healthcare programs are offered at the Clearwater, FL campus:

Healthcare Diploma Programs

Associate of Science Degree Programs

Check out the featured programs at our college campus in Clearwater!

Value to Students

Ultimate Medical Academy’s sole focus is healthcare education. Students can earn a diploma in less than a year; in fact, some programs can be completed in as few as nine weeks! Several programs may be applied as a concentration for UMA’s Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree. Most programs include healthcare certification training, and all are designed to help students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to qualify for entry-level allied health positions.

Other benefits of attending UMA Clearwater include:

  • Qualified Admissions Reps will help you through every step of the enrollment process 
  • Financial aid opportunities for those who qualify
  • Day, evening and weekend classes
  • Most programs prepare students to earn relevant certification
  • Many programs offer externships for practical, hands-on experience
  • Career Services team dedicated to helping students find job opportunities

Accreditation and Memberships

Looking for an accredited healthcare school in Clearwater? Ultimate Medical Academy has earned accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), which is the only agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as both an institutional and specialized accreditor focusing on healthcare education and training. UMA is also a member of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU), National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC).

UMA Clearwater Location and Directions

Conveniently located on Cleveland St. in Downtown Clearwater, the campus also serves students from St. Petersburg, Largo, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, Holiday, Safety Harbor, New Port Richey, Pinellas Park,  and other neighboring cities and towns. UMA Clearwater encompasses two buildings with 35,000 square feet of classrooms, labs, student lounges, study areas and administrative support offices. The campus is accessible via public transportation, and offers ample parking.

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Clearwater campus is located at:
1255 Cleveland St.
Clearwater, FL 33756

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Here are just a few of the many UMA reviews and success stories our graduates have shared:

“UMA fit my schedule and allowed me to finish my program in a timely manner. Most of the things that we needed were provided for us. If there was a problem, UMA’s instructors would help you get through it.”

- Leah Fugate, UMA Clearwater

“Career Services did many mock interviews with me until I was comfortable, and the very next interview I had I got the job. UMA is very passionate about getting you work when you finish.”
- Bessie Dame, UMA Clearwater

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