Medical Assistant Degrees

medical assistantMedical assisting is an exciting and high demand career, involving both clinical and administrative tasks in support of a medical team. Some of the clinical task will include taking the vitals signs of patients, drawing blood, and performing other health checks. The administration part involves the preparations of documents, which shall also include insurance and the billing forms for all patients, the use of coding, administration of computer software and organizing the environment of the office.

Medical assistant degrees provide the knowledge and skills required to qualify you to apply for the many job opportunities in this field.  This page provides information about the programs, provides links to suitable schools, outlines the career prospects, and more. You might also like to check out the pages on education and training for physician assistants, dental assistants, and dental hygienists.

List of medical assisting schools and programs

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Discover the power of ONE COURSE A MONTH® to fit education into your busy life. Brown Mackie College’s ONE COURSE A MONTH® schedule lets you focus on your course work one subject at a time. 

Programs:

  • Certificate in Medical Assistant
Locations:  Greenville

North-West College prides itself for having modern, well-equipped facilities that are centered on the student’s experience.

 North-West College (NWC) was founded in 1966 by Marsha Fuerst. Mrs. Fuerst's family has been involved in the allied health field since the early 1950's. North-West College continues to be owned and operated by Mrs. Fuerst's son Mitchell Fuerst. The Fuersts' passion for career education and their desire to provide high quality, relevant training is one of the guiding principles of the College.

 Our College's mission is to prepare students in short term programs for gainful employment. To accomplish this, we furnish a professional faculty, well-qualified administrators, and a top-notch support staff. Facilities are well equipped, clean, and decorated to keep the atmosphere vibrant, friendly, and warm. The quality of education is the highest priority at the College. Students are accepted on their ability to benefit regardless for race, color, or creed.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Online Billing & Coding
  • And more...
Locations:  Santa Ana
Help get your career started with an education from Pinnacle Career Institute. We offer certificate and associate degree programs for careers in the fields of business, alternative energy, health care, fitness, technology, HVAC, and electronics.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist AOS
Locations:  Kansas City

We Change Lives...One Person At A Time. ® Start your career education with Daymar College. We offer certificate, diploma, associate, and bachelor degree programs for careers in the business, health care, criminal justice, paralegal studies and computer technology fields.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting, Associate of Science
  • Medical Assisting, Diploma
  • Billing & Coding Specialist, Associates Degree
  • And more...
Locations:  Owensboro

Dorsey Schools are postsecondary institutions that provide short term comprehensive training to prepare students for promising career opportunities in fields such as cosmetology, culinary arts, healthcare and skilled trades.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Nurse Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • And more...
Locations:  Lansing

Harrison College prides itself on truly knowing our students -- their lives and families, obstacles and motivations and their dreams and goals. We also know their potential -- that's why for more than 100 years, our mission has been to provide a supportive environment, with the expectation that their success also benefits their families, friends and communities. That's the Harrison Difference. 

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Reimbursement Technology
Locations:  Terre Haute

Keiser University offers accredited degree programs in today's in demand careers: Healthcare, Technology, Paralegal, Business, Nursing and Legal Studies.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting, AS
  • Health Science, BS
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
Locations:  Melbourne
Take your career to a whole new level with a degree from Everest Institute. Programs available in Accounting, Paralegal, Business Administration and more.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant (Diploma)
  • Medical Administrative Assistant (Diploma)
  • Medical General
  • And more...
Locations:  Houston
Branford Hall Career Institute offers career-focused education that gives you the job skills you need to make the leap into some of today's hottest careers.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
Locations:  North Brunswick
Florida Technical College has structured its Health Care, Technology, and Programming curricula to achieve one thing for its students: success in the real world.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant Technician - Diploma
  • Medical Assistant - Associate Degree
  • Patient Care Technician Diploma
  • And more...
Locations:  Lakeland