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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jackson, Chattanooga and Memphis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Morristown, Clarksville and Knoxville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chattanooga, Cleveland and Memphis

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Clinical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Office 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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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AS Medical Assisting
  • BS Health Science w/Con Nuclear Medicine

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Knoxville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

About Education Corporation of America

Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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Nashville
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Pharmacy Technician

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

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

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

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Cookeville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.
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Johnson City
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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
  • AS - Medical Assistant
  • DIP - Medical Assistant
  • AS - Medical Office Management

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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Huntsville
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Administrative, Associates Degree
  • Billing & Coding Specialist, Associates Degree
  • Helping students achieve their education and career goals since 1963.
  • Offers online demos on how to access Daymar College Online, complete and submit assignments, interact with your teachers and fellow students, and more.
  • Provides lifelong learning credit for graduates to return to review or audit previously taken courses without an additional cost.
  • Offers numerous scholarships opportunities for eligible students.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Programs
  • Degree - Medical Assistant
  • Certificate - Medical Billing and Coding
  • Degree - Medical Billing and Coding
  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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Visalia
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More Tennessee Medical Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Clarksville
Associate
441
Nashville
Associate
286
Murfreesboro
Associate
560
Blountville
Associate
5,237
Chattanooga
Bachelor
357
Jackson
Associate
297

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jackson 450 $24,700
Johnson City 380 $26,900
Cleveland 170 $26,280
Knoxville 1870 $28,450
Morristown 180 $27,540
Nashville 4540 $32,320
Davidson 4540 $32,320
Murfreesboro 4540 $32,320
Franklin 4540 $32,320

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