Medical Assisting

The purpose of the Medical Assisting program is to prepare medical assistants who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


1300, approximately 43 weeks

testing requirements

Basic Skills Assessment


LTC Main Campus

Starting Salaries

Vary, averaging from $34,640 to $45,253*
*Based on local industry information

Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Advent Health
  • Florida Health Hospital
  • The Villages Health


As required by Medical Assisting program compliance with Standard V.A.4 in the CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines, LTC proudly shares:

The 5-year Lake Technical College Medical Assisting program average for Exam Passage (NHA CCMA) for years 2018-2022 is 95.65%.



Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Medical Assisting Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

Medical Assisting Master Plan of Instruction – (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTMLopens in a new windowopens in a new window)

  • Administrative skills: appointment scheduling, billing, telephone skills, insurance, computer applications for medical offices
  • Clinical skills: EKG, blood drawing, injections, vital signs, patient exam preparation, assisting physician during exam or office surgery
  • Lab procedures
  • 200 hours of practicum



The Lake Technical College Medical Assisting certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). CAAHEP- 9355 113th St. N. #7709 Seminole, FL 33775, 727-210-2350,

The LTC Medical Assisting program became accredited in the Spring of 2013.

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
AHSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 hrs
Introduction to Medical Assisting
Medical Office Procedures
250 hrs
75 hrs
CMEA0521Phlebotomist, MA75 hrs
DMEA0543EKG Aide, MA75 hrs
Clinical Assisting
Pharmacology for Medical Assisting
Laboratory Procedures
Administrative Office Procedures
Practicum Experience
230 hrs
90 hrs
125 hrs
90 hrs
200 hrs

Our numbers

Discover how Lake Technical College prepares students for the health industry.


Completion Rate*


Placement Rate*



For employment, visit opens in a new
Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Medical Assistant School Near Me

Start your journey as a Medical Assistant at Lake Technical College. Our experienced instructors prepare you to excel in medical office administration, as well as clinical skills such as blood drawing and patient exam preparation, and lab procedures. Located near Orlando, FL, Lake Tech is the top school for students from across Central Florida when searching for Medical Assistant Programs Near Me.


Medical Assistant Certification

As an accredited Medical Assistant Program, Lake Technical College prepares you to earn Medical Assistant Certification via the CMA (AAMA), the CMAC, CCMA and the RMA. These organizations provide credentials regarding professionalism and expertise in the Medical Assistant field. Call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


James Phillips


Phone Number: 352.589.2250, x1870

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?

opens in a new windowapply now