Reasons to Start your Medical Assisting Career in Florida
The Medical Assisting career is one of the fastest growing careers in the country.*
The Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting offers a well grounded foundation for the Allied Health field. Our Students are given the ability to work in the health care field in:
- Doctors’ offices
- Chiropractors’ offices
- Dental offices and more
- Blood typing
- Vaginal smears viewed under a microscope
- Hemoglobin testing
- Rapid mono and strep tests
- Influenza testing and other tests
- Computer applications
- Scheduling appointments
- Medical records
- Vast variety of clinical classes
As a Medical Assisting student at City College you will have the opportunity to develop the clinical, laboratory and clerical skills needed to succeed in this field. As our graduate, you will qualify to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistance (NCMA) examination and the Phlebotomy certification. This examination and certification create opportunities in the medical field.
Message from the Externship Coordinator
I know that our students are sought after from employers in the community. Our local labs, clinics, and doctor offices are hiring our students who are prepared and trusted source of employees.
I am proud to be part of the Team that helps these great students and graduates to accomplish their goals of entering the medical field as true professionals.
Jan Jordan, MBA
Externship Coordinator for the Gainesville Campus
Medical Assisting Graduate Success Story
If you want to make a difference in the Medical Assisting field, consider enrolling in Winter classes