Train on campus.
Study from home.1

Earn a degree in healthcare and experience
the best of both worlds at our Clearwater Campus.

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Start here. Finish strong.

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Clearwater Campus offers hands-on training in laboratories equipped to support your success, on-site externships for a real-world experience, and flexible online coursework to support your schedule.2

Train for a healthcare career path with lab sessions each week on campus and live lectures that you can access online—experience the best of both worlds.

With over 50 community partners to network with, UMA will help you when it comes time to search for a job and start your career. And for academic obstacles that might stand between you and your goals, our campus team will be dedicated to helping you stay on track.

Experience student support, the UMA way.

From enrollment to pursuing a job in your new career, UMA is with you every step of the way. Don’t worry if it’s been a while since you were a student. Your Learner Services advisor will help you transition and connect you with our academic team so that you can stay on track throughout your journey.

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Experience student support, the UMA way.

From enrollment to the moment that you start your career, experience support the UMA way. No worries if it's been a while since you were a student. Your New Student Advisor will help you transition. Connect with your Academic Services Advisor with any questions about coursework or for help understanding last night's lesson plan.

Let’s talk about it.

You have questions. We have answers.

Complete this form and we’ll email you info on how to get started at UMA, financial aid, selecting the right program, and connecting with other students. We’ll also give you a call to ensure all your questions are answered so you can make the right choice.

By clicking the Request Info button, you agree to be contacted by phone or text message via automated systems by Ultimate Medical Academy about your education at the phone numbers you provided above, including any wireless number(s). You are not obligated to agree to automated contact to enroll; instead, you may call us at 844-590-4692. Note that even non-automated calls are recorded for quality assurance.

Understand your financial aid options.

If you qualify for federal student aid, our Student Finance advisors can help you explore your options — there might be more than you think. Let our planners break it down for you.

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Get career-ready.

When it’s time to create a resume or prepare for interviews, we’re ready to help. Your Career Services advisor will assist you with your job search before you graduate with interview prep, resume writing, and more!

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Our programs, by the numbers.

Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions

  • 12 Months3
  • 11 percent projected job growth
  • Faster than average through 20284

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Medical Assistant

  • 15 Months3
  • 23 percent projected job growth
  • Faster than average through 20285

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Nursing Assistant

  • 2 Months3
  • 9 percent projected job growth
  • Faster than average through 20286

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Patient Care Technician

  • 12 Months3
  • 9 percent projected job growth
  • Faster than average through 20287

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Phlebotomy Technician

  • 4 Months3
  • 23 percent projected job growth
  • Faster than average through 20288

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Ultimate Medical Academy is proud to collaborate with the American Red Cross to offer Nursing Assistant training as a licensed training provider in the Tampa Bay Area. Through this joint effort, UMA also offers other American Red Cross training certifications for healthcare workers and emergency responders.

For over 25 years, UMA has offered its extensive student services with hands-on career training to prepare our students for entry-level roles in the field. As a trusted provider, our program includes training materials as designed and developed by the Red Cross over the past 30 years.

Call our Clearwater Campus today at 813-594-9500 if you are a healthcare provider in the Tampa Bay area and are interested in partnering with Red Cross’ local Nursing Assistant training provider.

25
Years
as a Healthcare Education Institution
Why UMA?
At UMA, you’ll participate in classrooms with a maximum size of 25 students. Our student support team will assist with one-on-one academic support, technical assistance, job search guidance, mock interviews, resources, and more.
2019 Nonprofit of the Year
by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce
Our students' stories.
Accredited? Yes.

Ultimate Medical Academy maintains the following accreditations, licensures, approvals and memberships. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES.org), a national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. UMA’s Health Information Technology program is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Ultimate Medical Academy is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), Florida Department of Education.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Florida Department of Education
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
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For Texas Residents: Ultimate Medical Academy (“UMA”) is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. UMA is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES.org), an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. UMA’s grievance policies can be found in the school catalog. UMA encourages students to bring all complaints or grievances to its attention by contacting UMA Cares at 800-509-5474 or via email at umacares@ultimatemedical.edu. While UMA encourages students to work with us to resolve any issues, students may also file complaints with the relevant regulatory agency.

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