Listed below are all of the schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Delaware. 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.
The first state to vote to ratify the Constitution in 1787, Delaware was first settled by Dutch and Swedish colonists in the 17th century. If you’re interested in the state’s colonial past, you can see the oldest working Protestant church in the nation at Holy Trinity Church or stroll through the streets of New Castle, a nearly unchanged 18th century capital.
Medical Assistant Education in Delaware
Delaware has fewer than 5 medical assisting schools, but students do have the option of attending a CAAHEP accredited program. Scholarships for medical assisting students are available through the American Association of Medical Assistants and the American Medical Technologists as well as some other private organizations.
Medical Assisting Careers in Delaware
The average medical assistant can expect to earn an average of a little over $14 an hour, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.