Florida Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Florida

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Coast, Palm Bay and Ocala
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Panama City, Fort Walton Beach and Tallahassee
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, West Palm Beach and Cape Coral

Schools for Medical Assistants in Florida are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Florida

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Fortis Institute
Jacksonville, Orange Park, Pensacola, Port Saint Lucie, West Palm Beach

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, BS in Health and Wellness, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor
Southeastern College
West Palm Beach

Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student.

  • Programs: Diploma in Medical Assisting - Bilingual , Diploma in Medical Assisting, Diploma in Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting , Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Programs: AS - Medical Assistant, DIP - Medical Assistant, AS - Medical Office Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Meridian College

At Meridian College, our Admissions Representatives specialize in removing the roadblocks that lie between where you are, and where you dream of being. If you dream of a new career, contact us today.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associates, Dental Assistant - Diploma, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Southern Technical College
Fort Myers, Mount Dora, Orlando, Port Charlotte, Sanford

Get in, get out, get ahead with Southern Technical College!

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting (Associates), Medical Assisting (Diploma), more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: BS in Public Health, Allied Health Science (AS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
Everest University
Orange Park, Tampa

Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Pharmacy Technician
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Pursue your education with American College for Medical Careers.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate, Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate, Certificate
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More Florida Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Americare School of Nursing Fern Park Fern Park Associate 381
Angley College Deland Bachelor 105
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
City College Casselberry Casselberry Associate 104
City College Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Bachelor 427
City College Gainesville Gainesville Bachelor 217
City College Miami Miami Bachelor 278
College of Business and Technology-Flagler Campus Miami Associate 118
College of Business and Technology-Hialeah Campus Hialeah Associate 103
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida National College Hialeah Bachelor 2,158
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Fort Myers Associate 494
Heritage Institute-Jacksonville Jacksonville Associate 339
Hodges University Naples Masters 1,699
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
Virginia College-Pensacola Pensacola Associate 243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 620 $26650 1.13
Homosassa Springs 300 $27110 2.26
Jacksonville 4300 $28250 1.58
Cape Coral 1790 $31520 1.74
Fort Myers 1790 $31520 1.74
Crestview 340 $28330 0.78
Fort Walton Beach 340 $28330 0.78
Destin 340 $28330 0.78
Deltona 1400 $27770 1.76
Daytona Beach 1400 $27770 1.76
Ormond Beach 1400 $27770 1.76
Orlando 5760 $28770 1.18
Kissimmee 5760 $28770 1.18
Sanford 5760 $28770 1.18
Palm Bay 1940 $28910 2.27
Melbourne 1940 $28910 2.27
Titusville 1940 $28910 2.27
Panama City 410 $27690 1.18
Pensacola 1050 $26870 1.48
Ferry Pass 1050 $26870 1.48
Brent 1050 $26870 1.48
Port St. Lucie 800 $29410 1.39
Punta Gorda 410 $28970 2.16
Lakeland 860 $27330 0.96
Winter Haven 860 $27330 0.96
Miami 13860 $31410 1.31
Fort Lauderdale 13860 $31410 1.31
West Palm Beach 13860 $31410 1.31
Naples 540 $34920 0.94
Immokalee 540 $34920 0.94
Marco Island 540 $34920 0.94
North Port 1590 $31870 1.33
Sarasota 1590 $31870 1.33
Bradenton 1590 $31870 1.33
Ocala 900 $29080 2.17
Sebastian 420 $29350 2.08
Vero Beach 420 $29350 2.08
Sebring 270 $29070 2.5
Tallahassee 560 $28390 0.8
Tampa 6980 $29470 1.32
St. Petersburg 6980 $29470 1.32
Clearwater 6980 $29470 1.32
The Villages 190 $24910 1.83
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