Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Erie and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton, State College and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Williamsport, Philadelphia and Scranton

Schools for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania

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Fortis Institute
Erie, Kingston, Scranton

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree), Patient Care Technician, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, 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
Harris School of Business
Dover, Upper Darby

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

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Professional Medical Assistant Plus, Dental Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate
Lincoln Tech

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

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
McCann School of Business & Technology
Allentown, Hazleton, Pottsville, Sunbury, Wilkes Barre

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate in Specialized Business, Office Technology - Medical - Associate in Specialized Business, Clinical Medical Assistant - Diploma, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

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: BS in Public Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor
YTI Career Institute
Altoona, Lancaster, York

Your Journey Begins Here . At YTI Career Institute, we are your beacon-brightening your future outlook and lighting your path to a rewarding career.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting - Diploma, Pharmacy Technician - Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Prepare for a rewarding cosmetology career at Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy.

  • Programs: Nurse Aide
  • Degrees: Certificate

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

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No matter what occupation you choose to pursue, the competition for a good job is fierce. Lansdale School of Business (LSB) can help you stand out from the rest by teaching you the specific skills you need to succeed in the career you desire.

  • Programs: Associate Degree-Medical Assistant, Diploma-Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
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More Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion Masters 6,795
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Douglas Education Center Monessen Associate 280
Du Bois Business College Du Bois Du Bois Associate 233
Erie Business Center Erie Associate 287
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Media Associate 853
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Seton Hill University Greensburg Masters 1,991
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Yorktowne Business Institute York Associate 247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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


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
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