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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Locations:  San Diego
Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.


  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
Locations:  Erlanger


Vatterott College is dedicated to providing students opportunities to gain the hands-on skills necessary to achieve their educational goals.  In fields as diverse as Business, Medical, Technical, Trades, Cosmetology, Dental, Legal, Personal Fitness, and Veterinary, as well as many continuing education opportunities, the school has provided the latest training to give students the skills they need.


  • Medical Assistant Occupational Specialist
Locations:  Wichita
Since its beginnings in 1941, National American University has been a cornerstone of higher education, keeping pace with the ever-changing advancements of technology, while holding onto core values that provide a caring and supportive environment for all students.


  • Medical Assisting A.A.S.
  • Medical Administrative Assistant A.A.S.
  • Healthcare Coding Diploma
Locations:  Rapid City

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it. From the moment you enter ourschool, to graduation and beyond, we are right there with you.


  • Medical Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dental Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program)
Locations:  Morrow
Harris School of Business offers career-focused education that gives you the skills you need to make the leap into your new career.


  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
Locations:  Wilmington

For more than 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, career-focused education in fields such as health care, business, criminal justice and information technology.  Our one-class-at-a-time schedules allow busy students to focus on their education and balance the demands of work and family.  Whether you choose to attend online, on campus, or both you will be part of a caring learning environment led by experienced faculty who bring textbooks to life with real-world challenges and solutions.  Our unique combination of a curriculum that is in pace with technology and the skills employers value along with our “students first” approach provides an outstanding academic experience. 


  • Medical Assisting, AS
  • Health Science, BS
Locations:  Port Saint Lucie

Pursue your education with Platt College (Oklahoma). We offer hands-on training programs in the culinary arts, allied health, and nursing fields.

*Programs vary by location.

*High school diploma or GED required.

*Licensed by OBPVS.


  • Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy
Locations:  Oklahoma City
Get the training you need for a career in the health care field at Unitek College. We provide career training in vocational nursing.


  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Vocational Nursing
Locations:  Fremont

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


  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
Locations:  Montgomery
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