At Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) we specialize in healthcare education in a supportive atmosphere that promotes student success. We educate future allied health professionals through our online classroom and at our campuses in Clearwater and Tampa, Florida. Since 1994, UMA has educated thousands of students for careers in the healthcare industry.
If you have your high school diploma and aspire to manage a physician’s office, work with health information/data or perform medical billing and coding, UMA brings you the convenience of online learning and the flexibility of a 24/7 Internet classroom. We give you the tools to be a confident healthcare professional in a hospital, doctor’s office, insurance company or wherever your career takes you. Choose from a variety of associate degrees and diploma programs.
You will not find a more student-focus school as we surround you with support from admissions, financial aid, instructors, learner support and career services. Included with your tuition is comprehensive job skills training, practice interviewing, resume writing and job search assistance. UMA supports you through to graduation, then to your first job and beyond with alumni services.
You bring your goals and motivation to UMA, and we will provide you the education and the support to help make you a success! Even if you haven’t been serious about your career before, we can help boost your confidence and prepare you for a career in healthcare.
Send us your contact information today and an admissions advisor will contact you to discuss courses, tuition, books and the next start date!
UMA is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
In under two years you could complete your ADN classroom studies and prepare for your nursing licensure exam! Start a career that allows you to assist patients, be a leader and make a difference in patients’ lives. Put your classroom lectures into practice by participating in hands-on clinical training in Tampa Bay healthcare facilities and in our learning lab with our simulation mannequin.
UMA helps prepare you to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) through practice tests, live sessions and a comprehensive review course. Upon becoming licensed, career opportunities are vast for RNs as you will be ready to work in a hospital, doctor’s office, nursing home, home healthcare agency, insurance company or hospice. The ADN program is available at our Tampa, Florida campus.
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Do you seek a career that gives you options? In just over a year you can graduate with training in both basic x-ray with medical office procedures and phlebotomy (drawing blood). Learn to take diagnostic x-rays and calibrate machines, take vital signs, draw blood for lab tests and maintain patient records. The program has a focused and hands-on curriculum that prepares you for these two important skills. You can take the national Examination in Limited Scope of Practice in Radiology to earn a license and certification as a Basic X-Ray Machine Operator (BXMO). You are also eligible to earn certification as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). You can seek entry-level employment in an urgent care facility, diagnostic imaging center, physician’s office, chiropractor’s office or a hospital with less than 150 beds. Diploma and associate degree are offered at our Tampa, Florida campus.
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Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Online. You'll have access to an advanced platform that utilizes Blackboard and other interactive features designed for your convenience.
Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
State and Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify.
An admissions representative will contact the student to guide them through the application process.
The online program was definitely the top choice for me, because I like the freedom to be able to do it on my own time.