Medical Assisting

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Testing Requirements:

TABE Read: 10 Math: 10 Lang: 10

Enrollment Open To:

Adult Students and Dual Enroll

Program Start Dates:

January 23rd, 2017; Registration deadline January 4th, 2017


St. Augustine Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Monday through Thursday 6-10pm and every other Saturday 7am-5:30pm ; Daytime Practicum for last course

What You'll Learn:

  • EKG & phlebotomy
  • Front office duties: scheduling, billing, insurance, transcription
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Lab procedures
  • Medical terminology


  • Monitoring/preparing patients
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Vital signs
  • X-Ray procedures
  • Unpaid Externship

Program Hours:


part time enrollment = 15 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$6,459 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90 hours
B MEA0002 Introduction to Medical Assisting 250 hours
MEA0501 Medical Office Procedures  75 hours
C MEA0521 Phlebotomist, MA 75 hours
D MEA0543 EKG Aide, MA 75 hours
E MEA0581 Clinical Assisting 230 hours
MEA0530 Pharmacology for Medical Assisting 90 hours
MEA0573 Laboratory Procedures 125 hours
MEA0506 Administrative Office Procedures 90 hours
MEA0942 Practicum Experience 200 Hours

Employment Opportunities:

  • Coding and billing specialist
  • Doctors’ office
  • EKG aide
  • Hospitals
  • Medical office receptionist
  • Medical specialty group practices
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Phlebotomist
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Examination (CCMA)




Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida


Program application: Medical Assistant

Program costs & book list: Medical Assisting

Program of Study for Medical Assisting

AHA Health Care Provider BLS CPR Courses are offered at our Public Safety Campus for dates click HERE. You may register at the PSC or with the registration department.

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Susan Lofald

Phone:  904-547-3487



For gainful employment information please click here.

Name:   Debbie Warren


Phone: 904-547-3471