Connecticut Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Connecticut

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterbury, Danbury and Hartford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Haven, Bridgeport and Norwich
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford

Schools for Medical Assistants in Connecticut are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Connecticut

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Lincoln Tech
New Britain, Shelton

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, BS in Health and Wellness, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor

Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.

  • Programs: Patient Care Technician Level 1, Professional Medical Assistant, Certified Nurses Aide
  • Degrees: Certificate
Orion College

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 Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Health Sciences (BS), Allied Health Science (AS), BS in Public Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
Branford Hall Career Institute
Branford, Southington, Windsor

Get the career you want at Branford Hall Career Institute.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
American Institute
West Hartford

At American Institute, we believe you can become whatever you want to be, and we’re ready to help you get there.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical Coding and Billing
  • Degrees: Certificate, Diploma
Porter and Chester Institute
Branford, Enfield, Rocky Hill, Stratford, Waterbury

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester . At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More Connecticut Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briarwood College Southington Bachelor 663
Capital Community College Hartford Associate 3,726
Gateway Community College New Haven New Haven Associate 5,965
Housatonic Community College Bridgeport Associate 4,475
Manchester Community College Manchester Associate 6,484
Middlesex Community College Middletown Middletown Associate 2,623
Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury Associate 5,966
Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted Associate 1,632
Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson Associate 1,846
St Vincent's College Bridgeport Associate 424
Three Rivers Community College Norwich Norwich Associate 3,858
University of Connecticut Storrs Doctorate & First Professional 23,692

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants 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.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


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
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