Tennessee Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Tennessee

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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

Schools for Medical Assistants in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Tennessee

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Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Degrees: Certificate
Fortis Institute
Cookeville, Nashville

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 Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician
  • 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

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
Daymar College

We Change Lives...One Person At A Time. ®

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Associate of Science, Medical Assisting, Diploma, Dental Assisting, Associates Degree, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Brightwood College

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.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant , Dental Assistant , Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma
South College

Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

  • Programs: AS Medical Assisting, CERT Medical Assisting, BS Health Science w/Con Nuclear Medicine, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate, Bachelor
Miller-Motte Technical College
Chattanooga, Clarksville

With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.

  • Programs: Healthcare Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Clinical Office Assistant - Diploma, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

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  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

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

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Draughons Junior College Clarksville Clarksville Associate 441
Draughons Junior College Inc Nashville Associate 286
Draughons Junior College-Murfreesboro Murfreesboro Associate 560
Northeast State Technical Community College Blountville Associate 5,237
Virginia College-School of Business and Health Chattanooga Bachelor 357
West Tennessee Business College 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, 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


Jackson 450 $24700 1.64
Johnson City 380 $26900 1.13
Cleveland 170 $26280 0.89
Knoxville 1870 $28450 1.15
Morristown 180 $27540 1
Nashville 4540 $32320 1.18
Davidson 4540 $32320 1.18
Murfreesboro 4540 $32320 1.18
Franklin 4540 $32320 1.18
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