Frequently Asked Questions

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All Questions in FAQ Category: Admissions

  • I completed secondary education in a foreign country and am unable to obtain a copy of my high school diploma or transcript. What should I do?

    You may document your high school completion status by obtaining a copy of a “secondary school leaving certificate” (or other similar document) through the appropriate central government agency (e.g. a Ministry of Education) of the country where the secondary education was completed. NOTE: UMA must determine whether the foreign secondary school credentials are equivalent of a secondary education in the United States.
  • Does UMA offer a nursing program?

    UMA does not currently offer a Nursing program, but we do have a Nursing Assistant program at our Clearwater campus, along with other allied healthcare programs through our online campus.
  • Does UMA offer Basic X-Ray Technician training?

    UMA does not currently offer any training for basic x-ray technician. You might want to consider programs like Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions at our Clearwater Campus, or online training for Medical Administrative Assistant or Medical Office and Billing Specialist. We also have other programs available depending on your healthcare education interests.
  • Does UMA leverage an autodialer or robocalls for telemarketing purposes?

    UMA respects the contact preferences of current, former and prospective students. We do not perform telemarketing using so-called “robocalls” or “autodialers”; when you receive a call from UMA about starting or resuming your education, it has been initiated by a UMA representative. To update your contact preferences with UMA, including requesting no telemarketing calls, use the UMA Cares hotline at 800-509-5474 or

  • I have a friend who wants to enroll in UMA! What do I do?

    That’s great news! To refer a friend, fill out the form at All you have to do is provide your friend or family member’s contact information, and we’ll do the rest. If you’d like to speak to someone directly to refer your friend, please contact an Admissions Representative at 888-213-4473.
  • Will my diploma be accepted by employers or other schools?

    UMA cannot guarantee that all employers will accept or recognize UMA diplomas or degrees, however, many UMA graduates have found employment in their field of study. Transfer credits from your diploma program are at the discretion of the receiving school, and we cannot guarantee that UMA credits will transfer to another institution.
  • How do I find out about associate degree programs?

    To learn about the value of an associate degree, visit If you would like to learn more about a specific associate degree program, please contact an Admissions representative at 888-213-4473.
  • How much does tuition cost?

    To learn about UMA tuition costs and our included Ultimate Student Services℠, please speak with an Admissions representative by calling 888-213-4473.
  • What should I look for in top schools for phlebotomy training?

    Different people have different ideas of what makes a top school. To us, top schools that offer phlebotomy technician programs should provide personal assistance every step of the way with services like one-on-one and group tutoring. Top schools that offer phlebotomy technician training should also provide career services such as job search assistance.
  • Where can I find more info about phlebotomy technicians?

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