Medical Assistant Degree

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Medical Assistant Degree Program 

Here at Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School (FMAIS), we offer a  Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program approved by the Commission for Independent Education in Florida. This Medical Assistant Program is designed to prepare students to work as Medical Assistants in places such as Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Medical Group Practices, Home Health Agencies, and Medical Offices.

Graduates from Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School also have the opportunity to work in

  • Medical Spas
  • Dermatology offices
  • Aesthetic Practices 
  • Clinical Sites 
  • and more!

Students can complete our Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program in as little as 11 months. To obtain an associate degree in science, students reach 91 credit hours while completing their 1340 hours. 

Graduate as Medical Assistant,AS at Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School, can apply for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant examination with the NHA. As is included in our program classes in Phlebotomy, Electrocardiography, and X-ray graduate may also apply for the national examination to obtain a national certification in these fields as manner of specialization. Graduate also can apply for the examination for licensed as Basic X-ray operator in Florida, as part of our Medical Assistant curriculum program.

What is a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled allied health care professional specializing in procedures commonly performed in ambulatory health care settings. Our students’ goals are to become professionals ready to work not only in health care services but also as a perfect asset at any Medical Spa, Dermatology Clinic, or Aesthetic Practice while also handling the latest aesthetic technology. Medical Assistant students can graduate with an Associate Degree in Science and also become certified, in Medical Assistant Dermatology, Medical Assistant Aesthetician, or Medical Assistant Researcher, as part of their specialization. Credit transfers are accepted from other Schools as long as they are accredited or licensed by a recognized institution.

What is a Medical Assistant Degree?

An associate degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School. It is a lower-level undergraduate degree, typically considered to be the first level of post-secondary education. In addition to coursework in the student’s chosen field, an associate degree program typically includes general education courses in subjects such as English, math, science, and social sciences. Our program also requires internships or other hands-on experiences to provide practical skills and workplace experience. Earning an associate degree in medical assisting can provide several advantages compared to working as a medical assistant without a degree. Medical Assistant with degree can provide a competitive edge in the job market and open up opportunities for career growth and advancement. Some of these advantages include the following:

  1. Increased job opportunities: Employers may prefer to hire medical assistants who have completed an associate degree program, as it demonstrates a higher level of education and training.

  2. Higher earning potential: Medical assistants with an associate degree may earn higher salaries compared to those without a degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for medical assistants with an associate degree is higher than that of medical assistants without a degree.

  3. Enhanced knowledge and skills: An associate degree program in medical assisting can provide students with a more comprehensive understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, clinical procedures, and laboratory techniques. This knowledge and training can help medical assistants provide better patient care and work more effectively with healthcare providers.

  4. Opportunities for career advancement: Medical assistants with an associate degree may have more opportunities for career advancement, such as moving into supervisory roles or pursuing further education in a related field, such as nursing or healthcare administration.

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Florida Law

According to Florida Law, a Medical Assistant assists physicians with patient care management and administrative and clinical procedures and often performs managerial and supervisory functions. 

Medical Assistants may undertake multiple duties, including administering basic first aid and assisting physicians with patient examinations or treatments.

Moreover, a medical assistant can operate the office medical equipment and even perform dialysis procedures at the clinic and in the home patients.

As part of the school’s curriculum, our Medical Assistant graduates can become nationally certified in phlebotomy and may perform venipuncture and basic laboratory procedures.

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Medical Assistant Specialties

A specialized medical assistant is a health professional with multiple skills who specializes in procedures that are commonly performed in the outpatient medical care setting but related to a specific specialty.

Our goal is that they become not only a professional in health care services but a renowned professionals in the latest technology and in their specialty of choice.

Upon completion of the program, national certification exams can be taken with the National Healthcareer Association. Credits transferred are accepted from other Schools if they’re accredited or licensed by a recognized institution. For more information, please click on the following link:

With this associate’s degree, you can specialize in different areas of the medical field or in other aesthetic fields, such as:

  • Certified Medical Assistant,
  • Medical Assistant Dermatology,
  • Medical Assistant Aesthetician 
  • Medical Assistant Laser Professional
  • Medical Assistant Researcher.

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