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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Tennessee

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

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chattanooga, Knoxville and Kingsport

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting, Associate of Science
  • Medical Assisting, Diploma
  • 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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Clarksville
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Programs
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • 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

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


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Nashville
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Programs
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • 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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Nashville
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting

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Programs
  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AS Medical Assisting
  • BS Health Science w/Con in 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 Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant 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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Huntsville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
  • Provides professional development training & career planning resources
  • Military Student Center (MSC) is committed to the success of military students
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Nashville
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Programs
  • Nursing Assistant - Certificate of Completion

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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training. Our faculty and staff work to ensure that when you’ve completed your program, you’re truly ready to begin your career.

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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More Tennessee Physician Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
McKenzie
Masters
2,155
Nashville
Doctorate
2,286

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician 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:
Physician Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physician 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 60 $59,990
Johnson City 60 $77,430
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 440 $91,500
Knoxville 340 $87,250

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