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Jose Maria Vargas University

Pembroke Pines , Florida ,United States

Diploma in Medical Assistant

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster. In this program the student will learn how to assist physicians and nurses in the clinic and office settings, they will learn back office skills with some additional front office skills. The student will be instructed to take Vital Signs, perform EKG, Phlebotomy, Urinalysis, Medication Administration, and facilitate physician/patient rapport. The student will also be introduced to Administrative Skills such as Medical Coding (includes ICD-10 & CPT-4 and Electronic Patient Record Keeping) and will become knowledgeable in medical ethics. The program prepares the student to take national certification exam. Upon completion of the program the student will receive a Diploma with 38.5 credit hours (equivalent to 925 clock hours).


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Students must present the following minimum qualifications:

  • Satisfactory and verifiable completion of a high school degree or GED

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  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 18000 USD
    Annual Cost of Living: 12000 USD
    Application Fee: 50 USD
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