Ultimate Medical Academy

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

311 Faculty Members | 70:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of Ultimate Medical Academy has been developed to ensure that the institution meets the needs of its students,; employees,; stockholders and the employment community that it serves. This mission statement is the fruit of a collaborative effort between UMA's employees,; principals,; and management. The tenets of this mission statement reflect a meeting of the owners' experience and UMA's history and expectations for its future. Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) is a dynamic career school committed to empowering students to excel in the Health Care field. We strive to provide an educational experience that maximizes value to our students in a professional,; supportive and ethical environment. UMA provides its students with a superior education and the tools to succeed. Successful students are UMA's foundation. We work to be innovative and extraordinary in ensuring our students are knowledgeable,; confident and accomplished not only in school,; but in their careers and beyond. We are committed to our employees. We welcome and promote creativity and personal development in an environment of mutual respect. Staff shares in the responsibility for,; and reward of,; UMA's success. We promote health and wellness in the communities we serve. UMA trains students to positively impact the medical community and provides assistance to health-related organizations,; including non-profits. Financial stability and regulatory compliance are central to UMA's mission. We strive to be an efficient,; compliant and financially sound organization. Strength in these areas allows UMA to fulfill its mission and benefit all of its stakeholders: students,; staff,; owners and the community.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
99%
Did not receive aid
1%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 99.0% $6,081
State/local grants 0.0% $1,300
Institutional grants 0.0% $1,611
Loans 98.0% $5,840

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Human Services, General
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Dental Assisting/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
      • A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health information administrators and other professionals, to construct medical records and clinical databases, perform manipulations on retrieved data, control the security and quality of records, and supervise data entry and technical maintenance personnel. Includes instruction in clinical and biomedical science data and information requirements, database management, data coding and validation, information security, quality control, health information content and structure, medical business procedures, and legal requirements. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply computer programming, troubleshooting, and information technology skills to the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of standard, customized, or proprietary medical software and associated hardware. Includes instruction in computer programming, systems analysis, networking, telecommunications, medical records and informatics software applications, information technology, systems administration, computer security, and applicable regulations and certifications or licenses. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform and manage the medical and health insurance operations in a medical office, health care facility, health maintenance organization, or insurance provider. Includes instruction in health and medical insurance processes; health insurance law, policy, and regulations; insurance records and paperwork administration; insurance office administration; health/medical insurance software applications; personnel supervision; business mathematics; billing and collection procedures; medical terminology; and communications skills. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Dental Secretary] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform routine nursing-related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities, under the training and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. See other colleges that offer this major
  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
    • Human Services, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations. Examples: [Human Service Studies], [Human Services Studies] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
96%
Male Students
4%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black56.89%
  2. Caucasian29.91%
  3. Not Specified10.39%
  4. American Indian/Alaska Native0.91%
  5. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.74%
  6. Asian0.45%
  7. Two Or More Ethnicities0.39%
  8. Hispanic/Latino0.32%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

21,947

Undergraduate students

21,947

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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