Medical Assistant Schools in Idaho
(found 7 schools)


Idaho 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: Idaho Hospital Association



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

First settled by the Mormons in 1860, Idaho also experienced a mini gold rush when the shiny metal was discovered the same year. Boom towns sprang up and disappeared as quickly. Today, visitors can stroll the streets of these ghost towns. Boise has boomed with the influx of high tech industries, and the state’s many streams and lakes draw tourists from all over. Medical assistants can earn a good living in the state.

Medical Assistant Education in Idaho

Idaho has more than five medical assisting schools to choose form. The majority are accredited. Students looking for help paying for college should look to the national medical assisting associations.

Medical Assisting Careers in Idaho

Working as a medical assistant in Idaho pays well. According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assistants make almost $14 an hour. There are approximately 2,300 medical assistants working in the state already, and demand for the profession is only expected to grow over the next several years.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Brigham Young University
Campus Locations in: Rexburg, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Carrington College
Campus Locations in: Boise, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Administration, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
College of Southern Idaho
Campus Locations in: Twin Falls, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Eastern Idaho Technical College
Campus Locations in: Idaho Falls, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Idaho State University
Campus Locations in: Pocatello, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lewis-Clark State College
Campus Locations in: Lewiston, ID
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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