UMA Programs / Clearwater Campus

Typical Courses

Associate of Science in Health Sciences – Medical Assistant

How long is the degree program? 21 months (may vary according to individual student).

Required Courses:
Principles of Allied Health 5 Credits
Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology 5 Credits
Medical Assistant Office Procedures 5 Credits
Pharmacology 4.5 Credits
Clinical Lab Procedures & Phlebotomy 4 Credits
Clinical Procedures 4 Credits
Medical Law & Ethics and Communications in Medical Assisting 5.5 Credits
Advanced Laboratory Procedures & Minor Medical Office Surgeries 5 Credits
Clinical Externship – Medical Assistant 4.5 Credits
Total 42.5 Credits
General Education Courses:
English Composition 3 Credits
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 Credits
College Math 3 Credits
General Biology 3 Credits
Sociology 3 Credits
Total 15 Credits
Electives:
Accounting for Managers 3 Credits
Introduction to Healthcare Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Interpersonal Professional Communications 3 Credits
Local, National and International Events 3 Credits
Psychology 3 Credits
Working with People 3 Credits
Patient Relations 3 Credits
Ecology 3 Credits
Diversity in the Workplace 3 Credits
Total 3 Credits
Program Total 60.5 Credits

Medical Assistant Diploma Program Courses

How long is the diploma program? 15 months (may vary according to individual student).

Required Courses:
Principles of Allied Health 5 Credits
Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology 5 Credits
Medical Assistant Office Procedures 5 Credits
Pharmacology 4.5 Credits
Clinical Lab Procedures & Phlebotomy 4 Credits
Clinical Procedures 4 Credits
Medical Law & Ethics and Communications in Medical Assisting 5.5 Credits
Advanced Laboratory Procedures & Minor Medical Office Surgeries 5 Credits
Clinical Externship – Medical Assistant 4.5 Credits
Program Total 42.5 Credits