Welcome to Medical Career Academy!


On behalf of our faculty and staff, I would like to welcome you to Medical Career Academy. Here you will find professional career programs to begin in what will be the most rewarding decision you may ever make. We offer our students a learning environment filled with problem-solving and critical thinking in order to ensure a strong base on which to build. This allows our graduates to become medical professionals and part of the healthcare continuum, and to become leaders in the Emergency Medical Services profession. We are proud of our many graduates who are working in and contributing to the community.

Our instructors at Medical Career Academy are caring professionals who are dedicated to making your experience enjoyable and rewarding. They are seasoned professionals with years of experience working in the Emergency Medical Services profession. They will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to transition from school to career.

I offer you my best wishes as you pursue your educational goals towards one of the most rewarding careers I know. 


Tina Palermo 

Program Director

About Us


"Training Today's Students to Become Tomorrow's Leaders"


Medical Career Academy’s purpose is to provide our students with challenging academic opportunities that advance positive individual growth and prepare responsible citizens for health career positions in the community.




Through commitment, dedication we are striving to earn and maintain the reputation as the best EMS training facility around. Our Staff has the dedication, skills, and heart needed to achieve this goal. New course schedules and variations are constantly being generated to better suit the needs of our students and the EMS community


Our success is measured through our long standing relationships with healthcare facilities and public safety agencies, whose daily performance of lifesaving tasks is evidence of our superior product.

History and Philosophy

Medical Career Academy is a private postsecondary educational college whose mission is to provide quality training that prepares students to enter the emergency medical workforce. The school offers general education and professional programs at the diploma in the fields of healthcare. These programs are designed to instill the knowledge and skills of professional practice as well as foster the values of higher education and social responsibility. MCA incorporates a faculty and staff that are comprised of working paramedics, firefighters, and nurses in the pre-hospital and hospital setting. 

Medical Career Academy, Inc. is a private not-for-profit corporation established in 2013 to train and educate individuals interested in pursuing a career in the Emergency Medical Services field. 

MCA offers those seeking small class size, quality instructors and a sincere desire to achieve the necessary skills and knowledge to complete a program with a valuable educational experience that could ultimately provide gainful employment. 

In November of 2014, Medical Career Academy, Inc. went for; and was awarded State licensure as a Florida institution from the Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education. 

Once students complete our program, they will become eligible for Florida testing. Medical Career Academy, Inc. does not guarantee job placement. We offer assistance to students in preparation of becoming employed as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic in the Emergency Medical Services field.  

 VISION:  Medical Career Academy’s vision is to train competent entry level EMT’s and Paramedics. 


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