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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 Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • 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
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Programs
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Memphis
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting, Associate of Science
  • Medical Assisting, Diploma
  • Dental Assisting, Associates Degree
  • Providing exceptional career training since 1963.
  • Presents numerous scholarships opportunities for eligible students.
  • Offers programs in business, health care, technology and design, and more.
  • Has 13 campuses across Ohio and Kentucky, as well as online options.
  • Lets graduates use lifelong learning credit to return and review or audit any previously taken course for free.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Nashville
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Programs
  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AAS Medical Assisting
  • AS Health Science

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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Asheville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma

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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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • Allied Health Management - Bachelor of Science
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
Programs
  • Nursing Assistant - Certificate of Completion

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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) will help you choose your ideal career before you get started and assist with real-world employment after you’re done with school. We have a wide range of resources to help you every step of the way. 

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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Teaches academic excellence, career preparation, & civic engagement for success
  • More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs
  • In a recent survey, 90% of seniors rated overall experience as excellent or good
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education w/110 acre campus near Philadelphia
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Programs
  • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management

Mason is committed to creating a more just, free and prosperous world. Located in one of the most important political, economic and intellectual hubs in the world, we accept our responsibility to serve others: to help our students succeed, enrich the life of our community, and contribute to solving some of the most complex global problems of our time.

More Tennessee Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jackson 450 $26,730
Johnson City 510 $27,450
Cleveland 220 $27,520
Morristown 160 $27,700
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 4280 $33,400
Knoxville 2140 $30,220

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