Medical Assisting

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn AAMA Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified EKG Technician (CET), and Certified Phlebotomy Technician certifications. Certified in BLS.

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as medical assistants.
The content includes but is not limited to communication, transcultural communication in healthcare, interpersonal skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, health-illness concepts, administrative and clinical duties, emergency procedures including CPR and first aid, emergency preparedness, safety and security procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and employability skills.

International Students

If you have a degree from another country and and currently reside in the US, you are invited to apply.
Have a high school or bachelor’s degree translated from another country, a GED may not be required.
You only need a Social Security number for select East Campus programs.

We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.

Articulation: Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3) (b), F.S.

Start Date:


Program Length:

Full-Time Hybrid: 1300 hours approximately 11 months to complete
including 200 hours clinical
View and Download the MTC Distance Learning Handbook


Day: Tuesday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hybrid (Remote online): Monday & Friday


MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211

Apply to MTC at Submit your application to
access your “To Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying.
You must complete your To Do list.

Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

Program #H170515 CIP# 0351080102

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


HESI Entrance Examination (Payable online only thru Revtrak)


Physical Exam & Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)



Textbook Estimate


Patches (two patches must be purchased at MTC Outfitters at Main Campus)


Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Uniforms – Navy Blue (2 minimum) & Navy Blue Lab Coat

Price Varies

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Price Varies

*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid. Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices:
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

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Program Facts

Job Placement


On-time Completion Rate


Certification Exam
Passing Rate



1300 hrs (11 mos),
incl. 200 hrs clinical


East Campus,
Lakewood Ranch





Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Amy Gates

Career Counselor

5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call   941.752.8100
or schedule an appointment:

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