Medical Assistant Schools in Florida
(found 62 schools)


Florida Medical Assistant Society: Florida Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: Florida Hospital Association



Listed below are all of the schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Florida. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. There are important differences between the programs in terms of cost, admissions requirements, and other characteristics, and, as with many things in life, the way to find the best Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

Florida, with its sun, surf, and alligators, is home to the world’s greatest tourist attraction. Walt Disney World draws more visitors than any other attraction. Not everyone who comes to Florida is a tourist, however. With more and more people moving to the Sunshine State, health care facilities are scrambling to cope. Medical assistants are reaping the benefits of this health care boom. Florida employs more medical assistants than any other state except California, making it one of the best states in which to practice the profession.

Medical Assistant Education in Florida

If medical assisting is the career for you, Florida offers over 40 schools to choose from, including many accredited programs. The state medical assistant association, the Florida Society of Medical Assistants offers student memberships, encourages student involvement, and provides a listing of accredited programs.

Medical Assisting Careers in Florida

Florida has almost 4,000 job openings for medical assistants each year. With Florida's rapid growth, medical assistants can expect to be in even higher demand. According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean hourly wage is almost $14, a little above most other states in the region. Gainesville, Florida is ranked in the top five metropolitan areas for employment of medical assistants.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Broward College
Campus Locations in: Davie, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
Campus Locations in: Altamonte Springs, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Certification Training, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Career Institute of Florida
Campus Locations in: Holiday, FL / St. Petersburg, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Central Florida Institute
Campus Locations in: Orlando, FL / Tampa Bay, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant with Basic X-Ray - Diploma, Medical Assistant with Cardiovascular Technology - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Centura Institute
Campus Locations in: Orlando, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting Degree, Medical Assisting Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Dade Medical College
Campus Locations in: Hialeah, FL / Hollywood, FL / Homestead, FL / Miami, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant - Associate of Science, Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Daytona State College
Campus Locations in: Daytona Beach, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Eastern Florida State College - Cocoa
Campus Locations in: Cocoa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Erwin Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Tampa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
FastTrain
Campus Locations in: Coconut Grove, FL / Fort Lauderdale, FL / Kendall, FL / Tampa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
First Coast Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: St. Augustine, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Orange Park, FL / Pensacola, FL / St. Petersburg, FL / Winter Park, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - AS Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Fortis Institute
Campus Locations in: Davie, FL / Hialeah, FL / Miami, FL / Mulberry, FL / Pensacola, FL / West Palm Beach, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES, CAAHEP
Health Opportunity Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Miami, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate of Occupational Science
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Hodges University
Campus Locations in: Naples, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Indian River State College
Campus Locations in: Fort Pierce, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Jones College
Campus Locations in: Jacksonville, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Kaplan Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Winter Park, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan University
Campus Locations in: Greenacres, FL / Miami Lakes, FL / St. Petersburg, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting-AAS
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Lively Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Tallahassee, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology
Campus Locations in: Naples, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Manatee Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Bradenton, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education
Campus Locations in: Ocala, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Mattia College
Campus Locations in: Miami, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Coding Specialist
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
McFatter Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Davie, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
MedVance Institute
Campus Locations in: Ft. Lauderdale, FL / Kendall, FL / Lake Worth, FL / Stuart, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Palm Beach State College
Campus Locations in: Lake Worth, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pensacola State College
Campus Locations in: Pensacola, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pinellas Tech Education Center
Campus Locations in: St. Petersburg, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Rasmussen College
Campus Locations in: Fort Myers, FL / New Port Richey/West Pasco, FL / Ocala, FL / Pasco, FL / Tampa/Brandon, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting Associates Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Robert Morgan Educational Center
Campus Locations in: Miami, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown Institute
Campus Locations in: Ft. Lauderdale, FL / Jacksonville, FL / Orlando, FL / Tampa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Sheridan Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Hollywood, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Laboratory Technician
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Southwest Florida College
Campus Locations in: Fort Myers, FL / Tampa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Technical Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Miami, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma, Medical Assistant Occupational Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA)
Campus Locations in: Clearwater, FL / Tampa, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical/Clinical Laboratory Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
United Education Institute
Campus Locations in: Jacksonville, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Winter Park Tech
Campus Locations in: Winter Park, FL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

Salary numbers provided are from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.