Virginia Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach, Blacksburg and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Charlottesville and Lynchburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Charlottesville and Winchester

Schools for Medical Assistants in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Virginia

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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
Fortis Institute
Norfolk, Richmond

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

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

  • Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Practical Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Everest College
Chesapeake, Newport News, Woodbridge

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Assistant, Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant , Diploma - Dental Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma
Centura College
Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Virginia Beach

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting Diploma, Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration, Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Concentration in Management, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate, 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
Medical Careers Institute
Henrico, Newport News, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

Please Call 844-289-5375 to speak to a customer representative.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate, Dental Assisting - Associate, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

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, Allied Health Science (AS)
  • 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

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
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More Virginia Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Centura College - Newport News Newport News Associate 224
Centura College - Richmond Richmond Associate 186
Centura College - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Bachelor 1,423
Eastern Shore Community College Melfa Associate 907
Heritage Institute Manassas Associate 255
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Richmond School of Health and Technology Richmond Associate 358
Tidewater Community College Norfolk Associate 25,857

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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


Blacksburg 240 $28000 0.82
Christiansburg 240 $28000 0.82
Radford 240 $28000 0.82
Harrisonburg 120 $27510 0.47
Charlottesville 330 $30630 0.72
Richmond 1960 $30360 0.73
Roanoke 470 $28500 0.71
Lynchburg 340 $27430 0.79
Staunton 0 $28100 0
Waynesboro 0 $28100 0
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