Iowa Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Sioux City and Des Moines
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cedar Rapids, Dubuque and Ames
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Waterloo and Iowa City

Schools for Medical Assistants in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Iowa

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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

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

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

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science, Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • Degrees: Associate

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Kaplan University - KHE
Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate, Master of Science - DNP Executive Leader, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant, A.S. - Medical Billing & Coding, Diploma - Medical Billing & Coding, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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More Iowa Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs Associate 5,300
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines Bachelor 680
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Masters & First Professional 2,184
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


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
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