Earn a diploma or degree in healthcare and experience the best of both worlds at our Clearwater, Florida campus.Find Your Program >
Located in Clearwater, Florida, 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 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.
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.Explore Student Support >
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.
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Thinking about the next step to take in your education or career? Learn about both with Ultimate Medical Academy's virtual information session. We invite all potential students and their loved ones to experience what UMA has to offer at its Clearwater campus.
Classes at UMA can be completed either online or in-person at our Clearwater campus. Our healthcare diploma programs offer a blended format of hands-on training and online learning. Once you've completed your diploma program, you may choose to enhance your knowledge and earn your associate degree, which you'll do in a convenient, online format. Head to our on-campus program pages below to see full program listings and learn more about what to expect from each.
If you qualify for federal student aid, our Student Finance advisors can help you explore your options to pay for your program — there might be more than you think. Let our team break it down for you.
When it's time to create a resume or prepare for interviews, we're ready to help. Our team will assist you with your job search before you graduate with interview prep, resume writing, and more!Discover Career Services >
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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 29 years, UMA has offered its extensive student services with hands-on career training to prepare our students to pursue 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' exclusive local Nursing Assistant training provider.
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Veronica A. | UMA Graduate
My UMA experience was one of the most amazing parts of my life.
Trenda G. | UMA Graduate
They were there to help you through it — just like a friend. That’s the best way I could describe it; they were just like a best friend.
Tracy K. | UMA Graduate
I actually researched nine different schools and found that UMA was the right fit for me.
Thomas S. | UMA Graduate
The day that you get to walk across that stage — there’s nothing like it!
Tanya E. | UMA Graduate
I’m very happy I decided to choose UMA because I have an extended family now. I have a career. I have confidence.
Tamika H. | UMA Graduate
I’m doing better than I ever thought I would be. I knew I could do it. It was just a matter of having the support system that UMA has, and that was just great. Career Services got me three interviews with the same company, and the managers were pretty much fighting over who would get...
Stephanie F. | UMA Graduate
UMA is there to help, and I feel if anyone were to join UMA, they would have that support behind them.
Shay B. | UMA Graduate
My experience as a UMA student was absolutely wonderful. Everybody was so helpful. If I had questions, it was answered. It was a great experience, and I’d do it again.
Nichole B. | UMA Graduate
I didn’t even realize how much [knowledge] I was getting until I was working in the field and suddenly I was communicating with doctors and nurses, and I was understanding what they were talking about.
Michael D. | UMA Graduate
Ultimate Medical Academy maintains the following accreditations:
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 Management program is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Ultimate Medical Academy’s accreditation for the Health Information Management associate degree program has been reaffirmed through 2025-2026.
All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL 60601; by phone at 312-235-3255; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Place CAHIIM seal with this verbiage then delete this statement.)
Ultimate Medical Academy is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), Florida Department of Education.