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Health Professions: Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant Program Goals

  • To provide the community with multi skilled health care practitioners that are prepared at a national standard.
  • To provide a multi skilled health care practitioner who is competent in the urgent care, physician's office, hospital, and long-term care environment.
  • To provide the students with a career that is easily articulated with other established health care careers, i.e., nursing, paramedic, respiratory therapy, and medical technology.
  • To prepare graduates to take the national exam for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).


Medical Assistant Badge

The Tidewater Community College Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

image Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756



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Last revision: August 20, 2009