Medical Assistant Schools in Connecticut
(found 16 schools)


Connecticut Medical Assistant Society: Connecticut Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: Connecticut Hospital Association



Listed below are all of the schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Connecticut. 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

In the 1630s English Puritans from the Massachusetts Bay Colony took control away from the Dutch, who had first settled the area that is now Connecticut. The state played an important role in the American Revolution, and today is a leader in health insurance with the headquarters of many well-known companies based there. With so many insurance companies and other health care facilities, aspiring medical assistants have many options for employment.

Medical Assistant Education in Connecticut

With nearly 15 schools to choose from, the majority of which are accredited, you’ll find a plethora of medical assistant training programs in Connecticut. The American Association of Medical Assistants and other professional societies and private organizations offer scholarships to medical assisting students.

Medical Assisting Careers in Connecticut

According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assistants in Connecticut can earn more than $16 an hour. Those working in Danbury will be pleased to know that it is among the five best cities in which to work as a medical assistant. The city offers a combination of high wages and plentiful work in a variety of health care facilities, including nursing homes and chiropractors.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Capital Community College
Campus Locations in: Hartford, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fox Institute of Business
Campus Locations in: West Hartford, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Goodwin College
Campus Locations in: East Hartford, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES and CAAHEP
Lincoln College of New England
Campus Locations in: Southington, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Campus Locations in: Winsted, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Norwalk Community College
Campus Locations in: Norwalk, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Porter and Chester Institute
Campus Locations in: Branford, CT / Enfield, CT / Rocky Hill, CT / Stratford, CT / Watertown, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting (Diploma), Medical Assisting Technology
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Campus Locations in: Danielson, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Farmington, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
St. Vincent's College
Campus Locations in: Bridgeport, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Stone Academy
Campus Locations in: Hamden, CT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES, ABHES and CAAHEP

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