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Medical Assistant Schools and Training Programs

Medical assistants work with physicians, chiropractors, and other health-care professionals, assisting them with clinical and administrative duties. While they may have received some training in medical procedures, they do not diagnose illness or prescribe treatments.

Medical Assistant Careers

About 62 percent of medical assistants worked in physicians’ offices in 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov); 13 percent worked in public and private hospitals, including inpatient and outpatient facilities; and 11 percent worked in offices of other health practitioners, such as chiropractors and optometrists. Most of the remainder worked in other healthcare industries, such as outpatient care centers and nursing and residential care facilities. Most medical assistants work a standard 40-hour week, although there are some part-time positions available.

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Campus and Online Medical Assistant Schools

 
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UEI College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Dental Assistant
  • More
Quick Summary:

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.


Pima Medical Institute

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Chula Vista
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • More
Quick Summary:

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


Carrington College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assisting
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
Quick Summary:

Welcome to Carrington College - The Starting Point for Health Care Careers.


Santa Barbara Business College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Associate of Science Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science Medical Billing and Coding
  • Vocational Nursing
Quick Summary: Study online or on campus with Santa Barbara Business College.

Milan Institute

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assisting
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant
Quick Summary: Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

California College San Diego

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Specialties (AOS)
  • Respiratory Therapy (BS)
  • Respiratory Therapy (AS)
Quick Summary:

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.


Charter College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Long Beach
Programs:
  • Certificate - Medical Assisting
  • Certificate - Dental Assisting
Quick Summary:

You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College.


Concorde

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • More
Quick Summary:

At Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed-- and get you into the workforce quickly.


CBD College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Los Angeles
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
Quick Summary: Get career training with CBD College.

Mayfield College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
Quick Summary: Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.

Intercoast Colleges

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
Quick Summary: Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

American Career College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Dental Assisting
  • More
Quick Summary:

American Career College (ACC) offers hands-on training that will prepare students for careers in the healthcare industry at three campuses in Los Angeles, Ontario, and Orange County, California.


ITT Technical Institute

[Campus]
Programs:
  • AS - Medical Assisting and Administration
Quick Summary: Are you interested in pursuing a high-tech career? Getting an education from ITT Tech is a great place to start!

Platt College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
Quick Summary: Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

Institute of Technology

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Office Administration
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • More
Quick Summary:

You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure


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