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5 Great Reasons to Study in Orlando, Florida

ACMC Orlando FloridaWhy ACMC in Orlando is a great place to study!

You may remember the proverbial saying, “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.” Just because you’re studying hard, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy life once in a while.

If you’re applying to training schools, you’ll not only want to know what it’s like living in the area in which you’re applying, but you’ll also want a lively environment to avoid boredom when you’re not studying.

Located just 15 minutes from Downtown Orlando, ACMC offers students a unique playground to live in while studying a healthcare training program.

Although Orlando, FL is best known for Walt Disney World and its warm climate, the city also features a lively cultural scene with museums, nightlife, and more.

Reasons you might like Orlando include:

The arts

In downtown Orlando, you’ll find the CityArts Factory which features seven separate art galleries showcasing local and international art pieces. The contemporary space provides new exhibits on the third Thursday of each month.

If you’re looking for timeless pieces, the Grand Bohemian Gallery offers free admission. The gallery hosts everything from 19th and 20th century European paintings to modern art and jewelry.

Entertainment

If you’re interested in music, Orlando has an active Latino, metal, hip hop, and reggae music scene. If you’re looking for more well-known music acts, you can find venues in the downtown district like indie hotspot The Social. Walt Disney World also features live acts at the House of Blues located in their downtown shopping area.

Shopping and attractions

A city like Orlando has plenty of shopping areas. You can visit the Florida Mall, the largest in Orlando, or the Orlando Fashion Square which features indoor outlets with a large 16-screen theater complex.

You should also check out Downtown Disney Marketplace for boutiques and restaurants convenient for all budgets.

If you enjoy watching fireworks, you can spot the Disney Magic Kingdom’s nightly fireworks display outside of the park. Take the free tram to the Transportation and Ticket Center where you can see close-up views.

You can also enjoy the rides and get a day pass to one of Disney World’s theme parks, including its water attractions. Universal Studios Theme Park is also nearby and features The Wizarding World of Harry Potter for lovers of the popular literary series.

The outdoors

Orlando is home to several parks with historical references and numerous outdoor sports and activities. Here are a few parks in Orlando you may enjoy:

Kelly Park, Rock Springs: Enjoy wildlife, hiking trails, and multiple water sports at this 245-acre park. It costs only $3 for a vehicle of 1-2 people or $5 per vehicle of 3-8 people. Take advantage of their 70-degree natural spring for swimming.

Winter Park: Located in Downtown, Winter Park features playgrounds, volleyball courts, beautiful pathways and a Saturday Farmers Market. You can also enjoy the plant life in the Kraft Azalea Garden.

Weikwa Springs State Park: Weikwa Springs boasts 6,900 acres of scenic hiking and nature trails. Their fishing, swimming, and campfire ammenities are enjoyable for solo outings or with friends. A nature museum and exhibit makes this one of the most relaxing and educating resources in the Orlando area.

Healthcare opportunities

Being located in Florida, ACMC is a great place to study healthcare. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, most healthcare jobs are expected to grow as the baby boomer population ages.

Since Florida is home to a large population of baby boomers and senior citizens, it can be a great place for you to start looking for a job.

It’s also a great place to intern. You can make local healthcare connections which could make it easier for you to find a job after your training is finished.

Programs you can study at ACMC include:

Cardiovascular Sonography

Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Health Information Technology

Medical Assisting

Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Sonography Bridge Program

If you are ready to start a new career or apply to a healthcare training program, consider taking a tour of ACMC and Orlando, FL.

ACMC is located just 6 miles from Downtown Orlando, FL. Contact us today to speak with someone about a training program.