Medical Assistant Schools in Alabama
(found 10 schools)


Alabama Medical Assistant Society: no AAMA affiliated society/chapter (Medical Assistants in this state belong to the AAMA at the national level instead)
State Hospital Association: Alabama Hospital Association



Listed below are all of the schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Alabama. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. There are important differences between the programs in terms of cost, admissions requirements, and other characteristics, and, as with many things in life, the way to find the best Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

The Spanish first explored Alabama in 1519. In the years since, the state has had a tumultuous history. The Confederacy was founded there in 1861, and for a time, Montgomery served as its capital. In the 1950s and 1960s, the state was at the heart of the Civil Rights Movement. In today’s changing health care climate, Alabama offers many opportunities for medical assistants. Nationally, the profession is expected to grow faster than average over the next several years. In Alabama, doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, and other health care facilities will need these valuable support professionals.

Medical Assistant Education in Alabama

If you’re looking for medical assistant training in Alabama, you’ll have your pick of about six community and technical colleges, a few with multiple locations for your convenience. Scholarships are available through some national organizations like the American Association of Medical Assistants and the American Medical Technologists. Financial assistance may also be available through colleges.

Medical Assisting Careers in Alabama

Medical assistants in Alabama earn less than most of their counterparts around the U.S. If you become a medical assistant in the state, you can expect a mean annual wage of a little more than $24,500, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Dothan, AL / Foley, AL / Mobile, AL / Montgomery, AL
Matching Programs: Associate of Occupational Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
South University Online
Campus Locations in: Montgomery, AL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Trenholm State
Campus Locations in: Montgomery, AL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Wallace Community College
Campus Locations in: Dothan, AL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Wallace State Community College
Campus Locations in: Hanceville, AL
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

Salary numbers provided are from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.