Enroll today to earn a degree in healthcare.
Ultimate Medical Academy's healthcare degree programs are designed to offer the quality education you need to confidently step into the field. From the moment you enroll — and even through the first few weeks of class — you'll have a team at UMA committed to your success to guide you along the way. Our associate degree and diploma programs will help you pursue a career you can be proud of in a field people rely on.
Health Information Management
Learn to manage the patient information systems that drive healthcare.
Health Sciences — Medical Administrative Assistant
Find out how you can contribute to the front desk of a healthcare office.
Health Sciences — Medical Office and Billing Specialist
Learn to work in a front office and process medical claims.
Health Sciences — Pharmacy Technician
Get pharmacy technician training and certification prep mostly online with an onsite externship.
Learn how to help healthcare organizations keep track of financial information.
Learn how healthcare administration professionals assist with day-to-day operations in the healthcare industry.
Pick from online and on-campus classroom settings.
Classes at UMA can be completed either online or in campus-based programs at our Clearwater campus. Our healthcare degree programs offer the flexibility to get an education whichever way best fits you, whether that’s from the comfort of home or through campus-based learning. Head to our online and Clearwater campus pages below to see full program listings and learn more about what to expect from each.
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Why choose a degree in healthcare?
From job security to simply helping other people, there are plenty of reasons to want to work in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare occupations are expected to grow 16 percent from 2020 - 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is faster than the average growth rate for all other occupations. In fact, the healthcare industry is projected to have 16.97 million open positions from 2020 - 2030.2
In addition to growing healthcare careers, another reason this industry is one to consider is because you can have a wide variety of potential opportunities for where you can pursue work.
Take a look at the articles below for more information.
Which program is right for you?
If you know you want to enter a career in healthcare but aren’t sure which position would suit you best, you can try our fun and informal healthcare career quiz for inspiration.
So, with the coursework of a Medical Assistant student at UMA, I’ve been confronted with the challenges of phlebotomy skills, front office skills, balancing checkbooks, and doing accountant work. I am very happy that I decided to attend UMA because they have always helped me through whatever problems I’ve had. Whether it’s from hurricane support...
Angelica V. | UMA Graduate
Everyone here is like family, and the teachers want to do everything in their power for you to get it, for you to understand it, and for you to be perfect at it.
Joshua A. | UMA Graduate
I’ve always had a passion for helping people… With the education that I’ve attained, I’ve opened more doors than I thought could ever be possible.
Jennifer W. | UMA Graduate
Enrolling at UMA was probably the best decision that I have ever made.
Brittney J | UMA Graduate
I could not have asked for a better school.
Dominique B. | UMA Graduate
With discipline and with commitment, we can attain our goals. Even though we have our own personal struggles, there’s always a door that opens. Opening this door to UMA has been the best decision that I have ever made.
Leticia B. | UMA Graduate
I would describe my experience as a UMA student as joyful. I’ve enjoyed the entire experience. I can’t really put it into words how much I’ve enjoyed it.
Heather R. | UMA Graduate
When my mother was having surgery and I was in the hospital, I was thinking I could imagine myself actually doing things like this. I just wanted to do something in life where I would feel like I was not only helping myself but helping others as well.
Miguel R. | 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.