Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting provides students with clinical and administrative skills to work in a doctor’s office or ambulatory care centers, urgent care centers etc.  They can complete the National Healthcare Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), The National Healthcare Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), the Allied Health Certification, the Phlebotomy Occupational Completer Points, the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification, and the National Healthcare Association Electrocardiography (EKG) Technician Certification.  The Medical Assisting Diploma can be completed at South Dade. 

Program of Study Course Sequence for Medical Assisting Program

  • 9th grade: Heath Science Anatomy & Physiology
  • 10th grade: Health Science Foundations 
  • 11th grade: Electrocardiograph Aide 3 (.50 credit), and Health Occupations Education (.50 credit)
  • 12th grade: Allied Health Assisting 3 (1.0 credit), and Executive Internship 1 (1.0 credit)