Allied Health

Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree, and Diploma Program Available

The baccalaureate degree in Health Services Management is designed to prepare students for a successful career in entry-level management or supervisory positions in healthcare. Students with associate’s degrees from a variety of backgrounds such as dental hygiene, nursing, medical assisting, health information, respiratory technology, occupational therapy, and activity therapy will be served with the opportunity to obtain an advanced degree. Specialized skills in problem solving, communication, finance, law, business and management will prepare these students to make sound leadership decisions in the evolving healthcare arena. Students from a business or accounting background will gain insight into the unique aspects of providing healthcare services to society and the effect of the disease process and illness on the individual healthcare consumer.

The Midstate College Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP,, upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The goal of the program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains for employment in healthcare facilities such as clinics and private physician offices.

The Medical Office Technician program is designed to offer training in the medical reception profession. A Medical Office Technician or Front Office Technician provides education to successfully perform duties in the front office of a physician, ophthalmologist, chiropractor, or podiatrist office. Medical Office Technicians facilitate flow through facilities and maintain calm and efficient environments. Entry-level duties may include answering the phone, taking payments, making appointments, and pulling records. Medical Office Technicians are trained to provide excellent customer service skills.

The Pharmacy Technician diploma is designed to prepare students to work as entry-level pharmacy technicians or assistants under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. The curriculum will expose students to answering queries from clients and customers, labeling preparations, aiding in filling prescriptions, working with insurance and billing, etc. Graduates will be trained to work the clinical side of the pharmacy field as well as the administrative side providing a full range of support to pharmacists, medical personnel, and customers. Graduates will possess interpersonal skills, professional comprehension and abilities, the aptitude to process and handle medications and orders, will possess the ability to prepare medications and compounds. Students will gain knowledge of patient and medication saftey, quality assurance standards, technology, and professional regulatory standards. Graduates of the Pharmacy Technician diploma program will be eligible to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification examination.

Classes are offered day, night, hybrid, and online.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350