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Medical Assisting Program

Applicant Welcome Message

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for expressing an interest in applying for Daytona State College’s Medical Assisting Program. This program provides students with training in the multi-skilled field of medical assisting. Students will be trained to assist in all aspects of a medical practice, including administrative and clinical skills, under the supervision of a physician.

Students will need to possess the ability to work with all types of people, be a team player, have good communication skills (written and verbal), and be flexible and motivated. Students will gain knowledge of Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology, Coding and Billing, as well as Clerical/Administrative skills for the clinical setting. Clinical experiences are provided for the students in physician’s offices, ambulatory care centers and multi-physician clinics. Upon completion of the program the students are eligible for credentialing by the (AAMA) American Association of Medical Assistants using the initials CMA.

This field is a rapidly growing area in the medical profession with excellent job opportunities available throughout the state.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at (386) 506-3215 email at or Melissa L. Brown, Academic Advisor, at (386) 506-3052 or email at .

Tamara Mottler, BS, CMA, NR-CMA
Assistant Chair/Program Manager
Medical Assisting
School of Health Careers 

Medical Assisting Program Guide

Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Assisting

Rev 3/2014

Last Updated: 3/7/14