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Ultimate Medical Academy

1218 Court St Ste C, Clearwater, FL

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said that healthcare and technical occupations are expected to add 2 million jobs from 2010 to 2020 and approx 998,000 jobs have already been added in the healthcare industry since June 2009. Expansion isn’t slowing its pace!

If you’re seeking for a professional and rewarding career in healthcare, Ultimate Medical Academy is a great place to start. UMA is located in Tampa and Clearwater, Florida; accredited by the ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools) – the only agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as both a specialized and institutional accreditor.

UMA’s campus based diploma programs and healthcare degree offer convenient day, evening and weekend classes; while its flexible online learning platform allows students worldwide to access quality healthcare training – anywhere and anytime.

Programs Offered

Ultimate Medical Academy have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (727) 298-8685 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.

Nursing Assistant (32 Hours)

Nursing assistant program takes usually twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $14,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,060*
  • Former students had a loan repayment rate of around 20%**
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $9,500 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 100 students completed this program
  • The nursing assistant program takes about 12 months to complete

Find out more nursing assistant programs by taking a look at our nursing assistant training profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.

Medical Office Assistant

The medical office assistant programs that are listed below are sorted by the number of credit hours offered.

43 Credit Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $16,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,500*
  • Takes about 9 months to complete

63 Credit Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $19,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $4,400*
  • Takes about 14 months to complete

Dental Assistant (27 Hours)

The dental assistant program takes about seven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $14,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,480*
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $9,500 in student loans**
  • The dental assistant program takes about 7 months to complete

Find out more dental assistant programs by taking a look at our dental assistant schools profile page, which includes listings and career descriptions as well.

Pharmacy Technician (38 Hours)

The pharmacy technician program takes about eleven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $14,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $1,060*
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $9,500 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 40 students completed this program
  • The length of the pharmacy technician program is about 11 months

Get more information about pharmacy technician and see other schools listed by going to our pharmacy technician training profile page.

Medical Insurance Specialist (39 Hours)

The medical insurance specialist program offered usually takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $14,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $1,460*
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $9,500 in student loans**
  • The length of the medical insurance specialist program is about 7 months

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately $23,400 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid71%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships63%$3,808
Receiving Student Loans56%$5,715

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 20%.

Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Ultimate Medical Academy.

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.