Medical Assistant Schools in Iowa
(found 12 schools)


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



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

Acquired in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, Iowa has become one of the nation’s greatest farming states. It leads other states in corn production. It’s not surprising then that the state is also home to Quaker Oats, the largest cereal company in the world. The chapters of the Iowa Society of Medical Assistants offer educational opportunities, training, and support to members.

Medical Assistant Education in Iowa

Iowa students looking for medical assistant training have around 10 schools to choose from. Program types vary from certificates to associate degrees. All the programs are accredited. The Iowa Society of Medical Assistants offers applications for scholarships to local medical assistant students.

Medical Assisting Careers in Iowa

Medical Assistants in Iowa earn a mean hourly wage of nearly $14, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Iowa Society of Medical Assistants supports members across the state, offering access to training, money for continuing education, and other support services like job boards.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Des Moines Area Community College
Campus Locations in: Ankeny, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ellsworth Community College
Campus Locations in: Iowa Falls, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Iowa Central Community College
Campus Locations in: Fort Dodge, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Iowa Lakes Community College
Campus Locations in: Spencer, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Iowa Western Community College
Campus Locations in: Council Bluffs, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan University
Campus Locations in: Cedar Falls, IA / Cedar Rapids, IA / Council Bluffs, IA / Davenport, IA / Mason City, IA / Urbandale, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kirkwood Community College
Campus Locations in: Cedar Rapid, IA / Cedar Rapids, IA / Iowa City, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Campus Locations in: Des Moines, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
North Iowa Area Community College
Campus Locations in: Mason City, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Southeastern Community College
Campus Locations in: West Burlington, IA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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