Earn a Diploma in Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting diploma program is designed to prepare students for positions as entry-level medical assistants in a physician’s of ce, or other medical facilities. This program focuses on providing instruction, through a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, in the skills necessary to assist physicians in both the administrative and clinical duties of a medical facility. The program requires a minimum of 51 credit hours to be completed in approximately 10 months.

Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Today’s nurses play a crucial role in the healthcare system. People in need of medical attention rely on nurses not only for their extensive nursing knowledge, but also for their support and caring nature. If you have a natural inclination to help others and a desire to work in the healthcare field, our Associate’s degree in Nursing is for you. At Southern Technical College, our Associate’s Degree in Nursing program can be completed in less than two years and is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. In the Nursing degree program, you can receive specialized training in critical care or perioperative nursing. Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse. After passing the exam, you can seek employment in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, physician’s offices, and more.

Other Medical Programs Offered

Associate's Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

In our Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program, you can learn to harness the power of technology and gain the skills it takes to find a challenging and rewarding new career. Today's healthcare professionals rely on high-tech equipment to diagnose and treat patients effectively.

Associate's Degree in Medical Office Administration

The Medical Office Administration Associate's degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for a variety of medical office jobs. During this 18-month Associate's degree program, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience to help prepare them for success in the modern healthcare environment.

Associate's Degree in our Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Southern Technical College offers a Medical Laboratory Technician program that may be for you, if you have an interest in how the human body works and a desire to help others. Medical lab technicians collect, examine and analyze blood, urine, body fluids, cells and tissues of the human body. Results from these analyses assist physicians in the diagnosis, care and treatment of the patient.

Associate's Degree in our Surgical Technician Program

At Southern Technical College, our Surgical Technician program, can prepare you to work as a surgical technician in a lifesaving team in a fast-paced, challenging setting, such as a hospital, medical center or surgical center. Do you have what it takes to work in a pressure-filled environment that requires close attention to even the smallest details?

Diploma in our Medical Billing and Coding Program

Healthcare providers need qualified, detail-oriented professionals to help manage medical records and process payments. In the medical billing and coding technology diploma program at Southern Technical College, you can prepare to become an important part of a healthcare team.

Diploma in our Patient Care Technician Program

At Southern Technical College, our Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is a multi-occupational diploma program designed to prepare students for a number of entry-level healthcare career occupations. This program is taught through a combination of classroom, clinical lab, and externship experiences. PCT students at Southern Technical College will learn to check vital signs, administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), conduct basic laboratory procedures, and will be trained in phlebotomy and venipuncture.

Get In, Get Out, Get Ahead with Southern Technical College!

At Southern Technical College your time here goes beyond the classroom. Our dedicated faculty and staff members are here to give you all the tools you need to thrive, including academic support, financial aid assistance, graduate placement and more. No matter what you choose to study, your journey toward a new career starts here. If you're considering colleges in Florida, come find out why you belong at Southern Technical College! So what are you waiting for? Contact us today to schedule a personal campus tour. We can work together to make your career goals become a reality!

Southern Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award associate degrees, certificates and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Campus Locations

  • Auburndale
  • Brandon
  • Fort Myers
  • Mount Dora
  • Orlando
  • Port Charlotte
  • Sanford
  • Tampa

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