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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rome, Macon and Columbus
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dalton, Brunswick and Atlanta
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Columbus

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Gainesville, Atlanta and Athens

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • AAS - Medical Assistant
  • DIP - Medical Assistant
  • DIP - Medical Billing and Coding

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant (Diploma)
  • Dental Assistant(Diploma)
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (Diploma)
  • Offers classes built around small teams, so students get personal, one-on-one skills training.
  • Has 100 campuses— many of which are on or near public transportation routes.
  • Provides trained student finance planners to assist students seeking financial aid.
  • Incorporates hands-on training into all programs to provide students with important experience.
  • Provides day, evening, and weekend classes. (Classes offered may vary by location.)
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Norcross
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Programs
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Macon
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • Dental Assisting

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

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Smyrna
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Programs
  • Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate
  • Veterinary Technology - Associates
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
Programs
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • Nursing Assistant - Certificate of Completion

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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training. Our faculty and staff work to ensure that when you’ve completed your program, you’re truly ready to begin your career.

Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) will help you choose your ideal career before you get started and assist with real-world employment after you’re done with school. We have a wide range of resources to help you every step of the way. 

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Chattanooga
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More Georgia Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Albany
Associate
2,770
Jasper
Associate
998
Athens
Associate
4,041
Atlanta
Associate
3,327
Augusta
Associate
4,516
Bainbridge
Associate
2,661
Macon
Associate
5,233
Marietta
Associate
6,264
Morrow
Masters
6,043
Columbus
Associate
3,604
Rome
Associate
2,628
Dalton
Bachelor
4,532
Clarkston
Associate
3,819
Fitzgerald
Associate
1,356
Thomaston
Associate
886
Oakwood
Bachelor
7,474
Decatur
Associate
21,473
Griffin
Associate
4,032
Lawrenceville
Associate
4,789
Dublin
Associate
1,560
Oakwood
Associate
3,303
Warner Robins
Associate
2,851
Moultrie
Associate
2,160
Clarkesville
Associate
1,964
Acworth
Associate
2,222
Rock Spring
Associate
2,275
Statesboro
Associate
1,921
Waycross
Associate
1,550
Sandersville
Associate
776
Augusta
Associate
233
Savannah
Associate
4,159
Americus
Associate
1,853
Vidalia
Associate
920
Swainsboro
Associate
664
Valdosta
Associate
2,391
Waco
Associate
3,530
LaGrange
Associate
1,755

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Athens 500 $29,570
Clarke County 500 $29,570
Atlanta 11570 $31,550
Sandy Springs 11570 $31,550
Roswell 11570 $31,550
Albany 240 $28,350
Brunswick 150 $29,150
Dalton 180 $28,870
Gainesville 1030 $31,490
Hinesville 60 $27,780
Macon 1050 $30,760
Rome 270 $28,910
Savannah 910 $30,400
Valdosta 290 $27,560
Warner Robins 340 $26,370

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