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Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

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Medical Assistants Schools

Medical assistants, or medical office assistants, are responsible for carrying out administrative and/or clerical tasks which keep the day-to-day processes in a health care setting operating smoothly. The settings they work in can be doctors' offices, medical centers, clinics, or other health care venues. 

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Medical Assistant Schools

You can find medical assisting training programs at:

  • Junior colleges
  • Vocational schools
  • Community colleges

Most medical assistants enter training programs with a high school diploma. Medical assistant training programs typically last one to two years. While one year programs may grant you a certificate or diploma, two year programs usually award associate's degrees. If you are especially ambitious, you might decide to get certified by nationally recognized medical assistant organizations such as the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or the Association of Medical Technologists (AMT). While national certification may not be mandatory for employment, it can lead to better pay and increased job opportunities.

Although some medical assistants are trained on the job, most employers prefer formal training of some type. Here are some of the medical assistant education requirements:

  • A high-school diploma or GED equivalency is typically required.
  • A one-year certificate/diploma or two-year associate degree is preferred, but not typically required.

Medical Assistant Training and Courses

Postsecondary programs often include an internship that provides practical experience in a physician's office, hospital or some other health care facility. Typical medical assisting programs may include courses in:

  • Allied Health Laws
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Body Systems
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Computer Skills
  • Health Information Confidentiality / HIPAA
  • Medical Coding and Claims
  • Medical Information Management and Records Storage
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Assessment

There are literally hundreds of medical assisting programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education School (ABHES). Accreditation by one of these associations usually requires that the curriculum provide a sufficient amount of classroom, lecture, and laboratory time.

Medical Assistant Certification and Licensing

Certification is not mandatory for a medical assistant, but is definitely a plus that can look good to employers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that some jobs have a preference to hire workers who are either experienced or possess a certification. There are two credentials to choose from, both of which are widely recognized and highly valued:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – This designation is conferred by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Individuals who have graduated from an accredited medical assisting program are eligible for this certification, which is earned by passing a test.
  • Medical Assistant (RMA) – This is another popular and valuable certification, and it’s conferred by the American Technologists (AMT) agency.

Resources for Medical Assistants


Sources:

  1. May 2014 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates United States, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2014. http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm#00-0000
  2. Medical Assistants, Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

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Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants Schools

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants Schools relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Metro Area Jobs Salary
(2013)
Relative
Popularity

Alabama

     
Anniston 170 $21600 0.89
Oxford 170 $21600 0.89
Jacksonville 170 $21600 0.89
Auburn 150 $26240 0.64
Opelika 150 $26240 0.64
Florence 250 $23620 1.1
Muscle Shoals 250 $23620 1.1
Gadsden 290 $24170 1.85
Huntsville 590 $26390 0.63
Daphne 300 $26170 1.03
Fairhope 300 $26170 1.03
Foley 300 $26170 1.03
Decatur 150 $25090 0.67
Dothan 310 $25040 1.27
Birmingham 1680 $28240 0.77
Hoover 1680 $28240 0.77
Mobile 910 $23640 1.23
Montgomery 540 $26610 0.77
Tuscaloosa 240 $26610 0.55

Alaska

     
Anchorage 920 $36720 1.19
Fairbanks 110 $42260 0.69

Arizona

     
Flagstaff 240 $33580 0.94
Phoenix 11960 $31570 1.46
Mesa 11960 $31570 1.46
Scottsdale 11960 $31570 1.46
Prescott 380 $30680 1.51
Lake Havasu City 430 $28510 2.17
Kingman 430 $28510 2.17
Sierra Vista 140 $28790 0.96
Douglas 140 $28790 0.96
Tucson 2950 $28710 1.9
Yuma 290 $27830 1.09

Arkansas

     
Hot Springs 60 $30090 0.38
Jonesboro 100 $25440 0.43
Pine Bluff 50 $26360 0.39
Little Rock 1310 $28770 0.9
North Little Rock 1310 $28770 0.9
Conway 1310 $28770 0.9

California

     
Bakersfield 1620 $29640 1.26
Fresno 2510 $28950 1.69
Hanford 160 $27200 0.95
Corcoran 160 $27200 0.95
Chico 530 $30310 1.69
El Centro 460 $28690 1.92
Oxnard 2190 $34610 1.7
Thousand Oaks 2190 $34610 1.7
Ventura 2190 $34610 1.7
Redding 530 $31200 2.05
Riverside 8010 $28230 1.4
San Bernardino 8010 $28230 1.4
Ontario 8010 $28230 1.4
Sacramento 5110 $33380 1.34
Roseville 5110 $33380 1.34
Arden 5110 $33380 1.34
Arcade 5110 $33380 1.34
Salinas 720 $30560 1.02
Los Angeles 30000 $32860 1.22
Long Beach 30000 $32860 1.22
Anaheim 30000 $32860 1.22
Madera 220 $28780 1.26
Merced 510 $24370 1.83
Modesto 1300 $35250 1.8
Napa 300 $35710 0.97
San Diego 6950 $35260 1.18
Carlsbad 6950 $35260 1.18
Santa Cruz 490 $37090 1.25
Watsonville 490 $37090 1.25
Santa Maria 840 $36150 1.06
Santa Barbara 840 $36150 1.06
Santa Rosa 1060 $39760 1.3
San Francisco 9260 $43250 0.97
Oakland 9260 $43250 0.97
Hayward 9260 $43250 0.97
Stockton 1460 $30160 1.53
Lodi 1460 $30160 1.53
San Jose 4240 $42470 0.96
Sunnyvale 4240 $42470 0.96
Santa Clara 4240 $42470 0.96
Vallejo 1180 $38840 2.17
Fairfield 1180 $38840 2.17
Visalia 810 $31980 1.32
Porterville 810 $31980 1.32
Yuba City 290 $33850 1.74
San Luis Obispo 580 $32610 1.2
Paso Robles 580 $32610 1.2
Arroyo Grande 580 $32610 1.2

Colorado

     
Fort Collins 580 $30440 0.91
Grand Junction 220 $32730 0.85
Greeley 540 $31190 1.24
Boulder 650 $34610 0.87
Colorado Springs 1210 $30480 1.06
Denver 4730 $34230 0.79
Aurora 4730 $34230 0.79
Lakewood 4730 $34230 0.79
Pueblo 430 $29060 1.72

Connecticut

     
Hartford 2730 $35100 1.09
West Hartford 2730 $35100 1.09
East Hartford 2730 $35100 1.09
New Haven 1190 $33160 0.97
Waterbury 390 $33550 1.32
Bridgeport 1790 $34380 0.99
Stamford 1790 $34380 0.99
Norwalk 1790 $34380 0.99
Danbury 310 $32440 0.91

Delaware

     
Dover 300 $28240 1.12

Florida

     
Gainesville 620 $26650 1.13
Homosassa Springs 300 $27110 2.26
Jacksonville 4300 $28250 1.58
Cape Coral 1790 $31520 1.74
Fort Myers 1790 $31520 1.74
Crestview 340 $28330 0.78
Fort Walton Beach 340 $28330 0.78
Destin 340 $28330 0.78
Deltona 1400 $27770 1.76
Daytona Beach 1400 $27770 1.76
Ormond Beach 1400 $27770 1.76
Orlando 5760 $28770 1.18
Kissimmee 5760 $28770 1.18
Sanford 5760 $28770 1.18
Palm Bay 1940 $28910 2.27
Melbourne 1940 $28910 2.27
Titusville 1940 $28910 2.27
Panama City 410 $27690 1.18
Pensacola 1050 $26870 1.48
Ferry Pass 1050 $26870 1.48
Brent 1050 $26870 1.48
Port St. Lucie 800 $29410 1.39
Punta Gorda 410 $28970 2.16
Lakeland 860 $27330 0.96
Winter Haven 860 $27330 0.96
Miami 13860 $31410 1.31
Fort Lauderdale 13860 $31410 1.31
West Palm Beach 13860 $31410 1.31
Naples 540 $34920 0.94
Immokalee 540 $34920 0.94
Marco Island 540 $34920 0.94
North Port 1590 $31870 1.33
Sarasota 1590 $31870 1.33
Bradenton 1590 $31870 1.33
Ocala 900 $29080 2.17
Sebastian 420 $29350 2.08
Vero Beach 420 $29350 2.08
Sebring 270 $29070 2.5
Tallahassee 560 $28390 0.8
Tampa 6980 $29470 1.32
St. Petersburg 6980 $29470 1.32
Clearwater 6980 $29470 1.32
The Villages 190 $24910 1.83

Georgia

     
Albany 230 $27500 0.93
Athens 450 $28920 1.28
Clarke County 450 $28920 1.28
Atlanta 11410 $30520 1.05
Sandy Springs 11410 $30520 1.05
Roswell 11410 $30520 1.05
Gainesville 1070 $29850 3.12
Hinesville 80 $27960 1.07
Brunswick 140 $32840 0.83
Dalton 210 $28670 0.73
Rome 230 $28350 1.45
Macon 950 $30270 2.25
Savannah 850 $29320 1.21
Valdosta 260 $26220 1.18
Warner Robins 310 $26830 1.04

Hawaii

     
Kahului 280 $33500 0.88
Wailuku 280 $33500 0.88
Lahaina 280 $33500 0.88
Urban Honolulu 2510 $33990 1.27

Idaho

     
Boise City 1280 $29500 1.03
Idaho Falls 240 $31050 0.9
Coeur d'Alene 350 $31230 1.42
Pocatello 150 $32630 1.07

Illinois

     
Bloomington 240 $30360 0.57
Carbondale 190 $25530 0.82
Marion 190 $25530 0.82
Champaign 630 $31750 1.47
Urbana 630 $31750 1.47
Danville 80 $27770 0.62
Decatur 110 $28890 0.53
Peoria 530 $30050 0.69
Rockford 660 $28900 1.03
Kankakee 160 $31450 0.89
Springfield 420 $28180 0.91

Indiana

     
Fort Wayne 940 $27620 1.04
Bloomington 240 $27690 0.83
Indianapolis 4020 $30480 0.93
Carmel 4020 $30480 0.93
Anderson 4020 $30480 0.93
Columbus 160 $29490 0.75
Elkhart 460 $28500 0.86
Goshen 460 $28500 0.86
Kokomo 80 $24480 0.47
Lafayette 540 $29550 1.37
West Lafayette 540 $29550 1.37
Michigan City 260 $28060 1.47
La Porte 260 $28060 1.47
Muncie 240 $27400 1.25
Terre Haute 190 $27880 0.67

Iowa

     
Ames 130 $33630 0.72
Iowa City 470 $34700 1.2
Cedar Rapids 400 $31090 0.65
Des Moines 1050 $35070 0.69
West Des Moines 1050 $35070 0.69
Dubuque 190 $31920 0.77
Waterloo 280 $27950 0.73
Cedar Falls 280 $27950 0.73

Kansas

     
Lawrence 0 $28420 0
Manhattan 60 $22430 0.38
Topeka 300 $29120 0.63
Wichita 1560 $27460 1.22

Kentucky

     
Bowling Green 0 $27420 0
Elizabethtown 210 $27810 0.94
Fort Knox 210 $27810 0.94
Owensboro 220 $27190 1.05
Lexington 1330 $29350 1.16
Fayette 1330 $29350 1.16

Louisiana

     
Alexandria 270 $24410 1.01
Baton Rouge 1060 $27400 0.62
Hammond 250 $27130 1.37
Houma 210 $26050 0.49
Thibodaux 210 $26050 0.49
Lafayette 540 $26970 0.58
Lake Charles 340 $27130 0.8
Monroe 150 $22220 0.45
New Orleans 1580 $28220 0.65
Metairie 1580 $28220 0.65
Shreveport 960 $23000 1.21
Bossier City 960 $23000 1.21

Maine

     
Lewiston 340 $29780 1.59
Auburn 340 $29780 1.59
Portland 900 $34340 1.04
South Portland 900 $34340 1.04
Bangor 520 $30210 1.89

Maryland

     
Baltimore 5460 $33420 0.95
Columbia 5460 $33420 0.95
Towson 5460 $33420 0.95
California 170 $27460 0.89
Lexington Park 170 $27460 0.89

Massachusetts

     
Leominster 230 $33590 1.07
Gardner 230 $33590 1.07
New Bedford 140 $29250 0.5
Pittsfield 190 $34350 1.05
Barnstable Town 200 $34190 0.46

Michigan

     
Ann Arbor 1680 $32090 1.84
Battle Creek 300 $29860 1.26
Bay City 220 $24770 1.45
Flint 810 $28170 1.38
Grand Rapids 1770 $31270 0.78
Wyoming 1770 $31270 0.78
Jackson 310 $29450 1.19
Detroit 11320 $28760 1.37
Warren 11320 $28760 1.37
Dearborn 11320 $28760 1.37
Saginaw 440 $26480 1.21
Lansing 1100 $30090 1.23
East Lansing 1100 $30090 1.23
Kalamazoo 810 $29200 1.37
Portage 810 $29200 1.37
Midland 120 $27120 0.76
Monroe 330 $28060 1.98
Muskegon 510 $30220 1.87
Niles 420 $30160 1.62
Benton Harbor 420 $30160 1.62

Minnesota

     
Rochester 1220 $0 2.51
St. Cloud 240 $34640 0.55
Mankato 80 $33350 0.39
North Mankato 80 $33350 0.39

Mississippi

     
Gulfport 360 $27910 0.56
Biloxi 360 $27910 0.56
Pascagoula 360 $27910 0.56
Hattiesburg 190 $26900 0.77
Jackson 600 $29750 0.53

Missouri

     
Jefferson City 190 $27380 0.62
Columbia 150 $29010 0.38
Joplin 190 $27500 0.56
Springfield 770 $25580 0.89

Montana

     
Great Falls 60 $29520 0.42
Billings 240 $30890 0.66
Missoula 150 $30290 0.62

Nebraska

     
Grand Island 150 $26150 0.84
Lincoln 570 $30990 0.77

Nevada

     
Carson City 190 $32760 1.6
Reno 1080 $33110 1.21
Las Vegas 4320 $30190 1.1
Henderson 4320 $30190 1.1
Paradise 4320 $30190 1.1

New Hampshire

     
Manchester 510 $32680 1.09

New Jersey

     
Atlantic City 520 $29880 0.93
Hammonton 520 $29880 0.93
Ocean City 90 $25720 0.54
Trenton 1000 $33080 1.03
Vineland 210 $33030 0.81
Bridgeton 210 $33030 0.81

New Mexico

     
Albuquerque 2920 $28610 1.79
Farmington 150 $28220 0.7
Las Cruces 390 $26440 1.29
Santa Fe 340 $31270 1.32

New York

     
Albany 960 $31830 0.5
Schenectady 960 $31830 0.5
Troy 960 $31830 0.5
Glens Falls 150 $31560 0.66
Ithaca 40 $30470 0.17
Buffalo 1570 $33500 0.66
Cheektowaga 1570 $33500 0.66
Niagara Falls 1570 $33500 0.66
Binghamton 230 $30100 0.52
Elmira 70 $32410 0.42
Kingston 120 $31160 0.47
Rochester 960 $29050 0.43
Syracuse 660 $28750 0.5
Utica 150 $30020 0.29
Rome 150 $30020 0.29
Watertown 70 $29100 0.38
Fort Drum 70 $29100 0.38

North Carolina

     
Asheville 1090 $29730 1.4
Fayetteville 440 $27620 0.8
Goldsboro 160 $26970 0.89
Greensboro 1320 $31130 0.86
High Point 1320 $31130 0.86
Greenville 440 $27320 1.37
Hickory 660 $28400 1.03
Lenoir 660 $28400 1.03
Morganton 660 $28400 1.03
Jacksonville 190 $26890 0.94
Burlington 240 $29890 0.97
Durham 890 $29480 0.71
Chapel Hill 890 $29480 0.71
Raleigh 1850 $32080 0.75
Rocky Mount 80 $28580 0.33
New Bern 160 $30850 0.87
Wilmington 660 $30420 1.24
Winston 1070 $31010 0.95
Salem 1070 $31010 0.95

North Dakota

     
Bismarck 130 $32920 0.41

Ohio

     
Akron 1640 $28200 1.16
Canton 840 $25960 1.16
Massillon 840 $25960 1.16
Cleveland 4000 $29160 0.9
Elyria 4000 $29160 0.9
Columbus 3290 $30070 0.75
Dayton 1590 $28970 1
Lima 260 $27680 1.24
Mansfield 130 $28210 0.61
Springfield 190 $27550 0.91
Toledo 2020 $28630 1.57

Oklahoma

     
Lawton 190 $23050 0.98
Oklahoma City 3660 $27860 1.38
Tulsa 2520 $30000 1.33

Oregon

     
Albany 300 $34300 1.65
Grants Pass 160 $32420 1.54
Bend 430 $36720 1.41
Redmond 430 $36720 1.41
Corvallis 210 $35220 1.36
Eugene 990 $33360 1.57
Salem 1040 $34350 1.53
Medford 550 $34190 1.59

Pennsylvania

     
Altoona 440 $25530 1.71
Gettysburg 50 $29480 0.32
Harrisburg 1670 $30030 1.22
Carlisle 1670 $30030 1.22
Bloomsburg 300 $27230 1.6
Berwick 300 $27230 1.6
Johnstown 240 $25800 1.01
Chambersburg 250 $27870 1.02
Waynesboro 250 $27870 1.02
East Stroudsburg 240 $27370 0.99
Erie 680 $25790 1.24
Pittsburgh 6220 $28640 1.26
Reading 840 $28680 1.13
Lancaster 1160 $29750 1.15
Lebanon 190 $33000 0.91
Scranton 840 $28430 0.75
Wilkes 840 $28430 0.75
Barre 840 $28430 0.75
Hazleton 840 $28430 0.75
State College 140 $28630 0.47
Williamsport 140 $27340 0.59
York 810 $28530 1.05
Hanover 810 $28530 1.05

Puerto Rico

     
San Juan 0 $17950 0
Carolina 0 $17950 0
Caguas 0 $17950 0

South Carolina

     
Florence 340 $27220 0.96
Greenville 1780 $27530 1.06
Anderson 1780 $27530 1.06
Mauldin 1780 $27530 1.06
Hilton Head Island 240 $31700 0.8
Bluffton 240 $31700 0.8
Beaufort 240 $31700 0.8
Charleston 1980 $28900 1.43
North Charleston 1980 $28900 1.43
Columbia 1850 $27600 1.17
Spartanburg 560 $28740 0.93
Sumter 220 $26420 1.41

South Dakota

     
Rapid City 190 $27270 0.68
Sioux Falls 460 $29220 0.72

Tennessee

     
Jackson 450 $24700 1.64
Johnson City 380 $26900 1.13
Cleveland 170 $26280 0.89
Knoxville 1870 $28450 1.15
Morristown 180 $27540 1
Nashville 4540 $32320 1.18
Davidson 4540 $32320 1.18
Murfreesboro 4540 $32320 1.18
Franklin 4540 $32320 1.18

Texas

     
Abilene 330 $26020 1.16
Amarillo 700 $25670 1.4
Austin 3530 $31800 0.87
Round Rock 3530 $31800 0.87
Houston 14370 $28430 1.13
The Woodlands 14370 $28430 1.13
Sugar Land 14370 $28430 1.13
Beaumont 690 $28120 0.96
Port Arthur 690 $28120 0.96
Brownsville 770 $22230 1.29
Harlingen 770 $22230 1.29
College Station 430 $29080 0.98
Bryan 430 $29080 0.98
Corpus Christi 970 $25390 1.18
Dallas 16780 $30860 1.16
Fort Worth 16780 $30860 1.16
Arlington 16780 $30860 1.16
El Paso 2040 $22630 1.61
San Angelo 220 $26610 1.11
San Antonio 5630 $27930 1.36
New Braunfels 5630 $27930 1.36
Laredo 480 $23850 1.14
Longview 480 $26660 1.11
Lubbock 780 $24340 1.3
McAllen 2220 $21390 2.09
Edinburg 2220 $21390 2.09
Mission 2220 $21390 2.09
Midland 310 $30300 0.77
Killeen 510 $25680 0.88
Temple 510 $25680 0.88
Odessa 120 $29280 0.37
Sherman 390 $27820 2.08
Denison 390 $27820 2.08
Tyler 580 $27210 1.36
Victoria 300 $25710 1.65
Waco 670 $28290 1.4
Wichita Falls 240 $26560 0.99

Utah

     
Provo 1160 $26970 1.29
Orem 1160 $26970 1.29
St. George 360 $29570 1.45
Salt Lake City 3250 $29610 1.14
Ogden 1680 $29400 1.64
Clearfield 1680 $29400 1.64

Vermont

     
Burlington 400 $33860 0.77
South Burlington 400 $33860 0.77

Virginia

     
Blacksburg 240 $28000 0.82
Christiansburg 240 $28000 0.82
Radford 240 $28000 0.82
Harrisonburg 120 $27510 0.47
Charlottesville 330 $30630 0.72
Richmond 1960 $30360 0.73
Roanoke 470 $28500 0.71
Lynchburg 340 $27430 0.79
Staunton 0 $28100 0
Waynesboro 0 $28100 0

Washington

     
Bremerton 490 $34580 1.35
Silverdale 490 $34580 1.35
Bellingham 350 $36830 0.99
Longview 150 $36810 0.97
Mount Vernon 300 $35980 1.52
Anacortes 300 $35980 1.52
Kennewick 450 $31460 1
Richland 450 $31460 1
Olympia 430 $35800 0.98
Tumwater 430 $35800 0.98
Seattle 7010 $37110 0.89
Tacoma 7010 $37110 0.89
Bellevue 7010 $37110 0.89
Spokane 1140 $33790 1.19
Spokane Valley 1140 $33790 1.19
Walla Walla 100 $30530 0.98
Wenatchee 380 $35560 2.09
Yakima 570 $32360 1.53

West Virginia

     
Beckley 170 $26570 0.85
Charleston 700 $26330 1.39
Parkersburg 190 $23280 1.05
Vienna 190 $23280 1.05
Morgantown 420 $25630 1.52

Wisconsin

     
Appleton 400 $32630 0.77
Fond du Lac 160 $32590 0.81
Green Bay 610 $30320 0.84
Janesville 470 $31720 1.72
Beloit 470 $31720 1.72
Eau Claire 420 $0 1.2
Oshkosh 330 $30720 0.85
Neenah 330 $30720 0.85
Racine 410 $32570 1.26
Madison 1200 $33770 0.74
Milwaukee 3620 $31750 1
Waukesha 3620 $31750 1
West Allis 3620 $31750 1
Sheboygan 240 $34380 0.95
Wausau 280 $32340 0.94

Wyoming

     
Casper 140 $33600 0.75
Cheyenne 130 $30220 0.67
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Most Popular Industries (as of 2008) for:
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Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Jobs Percent Salary
(2008)
Medical Office 377,260 80% $28,260
Hospital 61,220 13% $29,790
Office Services And Staffing 7,140 1% $28,250
Education 6,890 1% $28,860
Nursing And Residential Care 6,300 1% $24,600
Government 4,990 1% $27,320
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  • Degrees: Associate
UEI College
Bakersfield, Chula Vista, El Monte, Encino, Fresno, Gardena, Riverside, San Marcos, Stockton

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program), Medical Office Specialist, Dental Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program), more...
  • Degrees: Diploma
Intercoast Colleges
Elk Grove, Fairfield, Riverside

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
California College San Diego
National City, San Diego

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

  • Programs: Medical Specialties (AOS)
  • Degrees: Associate
Platt College
Online

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Certified Nurse Assistant, Veterinary Technology - Associates, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
San Joaquin Valley College
Bakersfield, Delano, Hanford, Hesperia, Lancaster, Madera, Ontario, Salida, Temecula, Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Programs: Degree - Medical Assistant, Certificate - Medical Assistant, Degree - Veterinary Technology, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
Orion College
Online

Orion College is a post-secondary vocational school offering Associate Degree programs in Business Administration, Medical Assisting and Healthcare Management.. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Medical Assistant Schools by State

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Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.