Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) is a dynamic educational institution committed to equipping and empowering students to excel in healthcare careers. We strive to provide a learning experience that maximizes value for our students in a professional, supportive and ethical environment.
Ultimate Medical Academy is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for the accreditation of private, postsecondary institutions in the United States offering predominantly allied health education programs. The Clearwater location is on file with ABHES as the main campus of UMA, and the Online location is considered a non-main campus. Contact information for ABHES is:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
Falls Church, VA 22043
ABHES Accreditation Numbers: Clearwater I-213 | UMA Online I-213-02
To be a leader in providing successful career outcomes for our students through a culture of innovation, commitment, and service.
- Act With Integrity
We operate honestly and ethically in an industry-compliant fashion. We are fair and trustworthy in our interactions with all we serve. Our employees, at all levels, lead by example and strive to do the right thing for our students and for each other. We are disciplined professionals who strive to be straightforward and dependable.
- Champion Student Outcomes
We live by a strong commitment to our students and are passionate about preparing them for meaningful careers. We are deeply dedicated to ensuring students’ educational and career success. We excel at building our students’ confidence and empowering them to reach their full potential.
- Commit to Employee Success
We are committed to our employees’ success and to each other’s success. We strive to create an environment that attracts and retains the best talent while offering continuous learning, professional development, and career growth opportunities. We recognize and reward our employees for their contributions to the organization and to our students.
- Pursue Results With Purpose
We pursue results with a sense of urgency and purpose. We take responsibility for achieving ambitious, measurable results and hold each other accountable. We think strategically and critically, greet new ideas openly, and look for innovative solutions to challenges.
- Have Fun. Build Energy.
Enjoying what we do is central to achieving our goals. Building energy, having fun, being optimistic and creating a positive working environment are all critical to our success and that of our students. We strive to be inspired and to inspire others. We consistently show appreciation and celebrate our success, both large and small.
- Work As One
We believe that cooperative, supportive teams produce breakthrough results. We strive to build and maintain positive relationships, show respect and humility when interacting with each other, and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner. By working together we win together – as one – ensuring that the goals of the company are the focal point of our efforts.
At Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), we train students for careers in healthcare that make a difference in their lives, and in the lives of others. We are committed to equipping and empowering students to excel personally and academically. To do this, we offer extensive services to help students graduate and find careers in the growing field of healthcare.
Founded in 1994 as a nonprofit school with a single campus, UMA continues this nonprofit tradition as a comprehensive healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida with an additional campus in Clearwater, we offer programs online and on campus. Today, we are proud to have supported more than 30,000 students through graduation and beyond.