Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting Program, through rigorous, challenging content prepares students to work in the clinical setting as a Medical Assistant. This program is designed to provide students with hands-on clinical experience in multiple specialty areas including, but not limited to, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and surgery.

This occupation has an average wage of $13.92 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.



Medical Assisting:

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
HSC0003 A Basic Healthcare Worker 90
MEA 0002 B Introduction to Medical Assisting 250
MEA 0501 Medical Office Procedures 75
MEA 0521 C Phlebotomist, MA 75
MEA 0581 D EKG Aide, MA 75
MEA 0581 E Clinical Assisting 230
MEA 0530 Pharmacology for Medical Assisting 90
MEA 0573 Laboratory Procedures 125
MEA 0506 Administrative Office Procedures 90
MEA 0942 Practicum Experience 200

Ridge Technical College

7700 State Rd 544

Class Times

7:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Clinical-Hours Vary

Intake begins in January, Class starts in July

Traviss Technical College

3225 Winter Lake Road

Class Times

7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Clinical-Hours Vary

Intake begins in August, Class starts in January