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Medical Assistant Diploma Program

Tampa, FL

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Medical Assistants are often the first person a patient interacts with when they visit the doctor's office. They play key roles in delivering quality care. Medical assistants support both the physician in running their practice, as well as aid in caring for patients. A special and diverse health care career choice.


Provide Clinical and Administrative Support in Medical Offices

  • Gain skills to provide administrative support and basic clinical care in our diploma program.
  • Learn computer applications, medical billing, how to take vital signs and samples from patients, and more.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as nine-months.*

Program Overview

Become a medical assistant with Concorde's Tampa campus where the curriculum is designed to meet a variety of healthcare needs. You will learn from instructors with real-world experience. Through a blend of virtual coursework, on-campus practice labs, and an externship experience; you can prepare you to help support medical offices and hospital departments running. Through the program you can become equally adept at administering injections and updating computer records. Good medical assistants can provide the support doctors and nurses need to do their work safely and efficiently. 

Now Enrolling

Concorde's Tampa campus is seeking dedicated students who want to:

  • Learn to help physicians deliver quality care and maintain office operations
  • Prepare for career opportunities in private practices, clinics, acute care, long-term care, hospice, and more
  • Complete the diploma in as few as 9-months*

Get started by scheduling an in-person or virtual Career Planning Session to explore if the medical assistant program is right for you!

 
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount. 
**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.
Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes. 

9* Mo

Program Length

18%**

National Employment Demand (2020-2030)

26.0

Credit Hours

240

Lab Hours

Get Started

Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?

Curriculum

The medical assistant diploma program at Concorde covers computer applications, medical record keeping, and clinical skills including blood draws, vital sign measurement and more. You’ll also learn to collect and prepare samples for lab testing. You can complete this program in as few as nine-months at our Tampa, FL campus.*

The medical assistant curriculum is designed to provide you with the theory and critical concepts, as well as the opportunity to practice hands-on through on-campus labs.  

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Body Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Venipuncture
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures
  • EKG

Through the medical assistant program you will further build your confidence with practical application during your externship experience. 

 
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount. 
Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes. 

Career Outlook

As more people seek health care, doctors’ offices and other medical practices should need more medical assistants.

**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.