Medical Assistant Schools in Kentucky
(found 14 schools)


Kentucky 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: Kentucky Hospital Association



Listed below are schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Kentucky. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. As with many things in life, the way to find the right Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

Famous the world over for its thoroughbreds and the Kentucky Derby, the nation’s oldest, continuously held horse race, Kentucky was originally settled in the 1770s. The territory was further opened to white settlement when Daniel Boone blazed the Wilderness Trail through the Cumberland Gap. The state boasts the world’s largest cave system in Mammoth Cave, and Louisville has laid claim to selling the first cheeseburger in 1934. The city is an ideal place for medical assistants to find work.



Medical Assistant Education in Kentucky

Kentucky offers over 10 schools with medical assistant programs. Many offer associate degrees and most are accredited. Financial assistance is available through the schools or the national medical assistant societies like the American Association of Medical Assistants.

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Medical Assisting Careers in Kentucky

At under $13 an hour, the mean hourly wage for medical assistants in Kentucky is lower than most of the surrounding states, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state employs over 7,200 medical assistants. The best places to find work are in the larger urban areas like Louisville and Lexington.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

ATA Career Education
Campus Locations in: Louisville, KY
Matching Programs: Associate of Occupational Science in Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: Lexington, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Locations in: Richmond, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Henderson Community College
Campus Locations in: Henderson, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: Louisville, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Maysville Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: Maysville, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
National College
Campus Locations in: Danville, KY / Florence, KY / Lexington, KY / Louisville, KY / Pikeville, KY / Richmond, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Spencerian College
Campus Locations in: Lexington, KY / Louisville, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Laboratory Technician
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES and CAAHEP, CAAHEP
Sullivan University
Campus Locations in: Lexington, KY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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