Medical Assistant Schools in Maine
(found 9 schools)


Maine 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: Maine Hospital Association



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

Governed by Massachusetts until 1820 when it gained statehood under the Missouri Compromise, Maine is known for its scenic mountains and coastline. For medical assistants hoping to find work, the lack of major urban centers can prove problematic. Work is available, but with fewer than 100 openings a year, persistence is key.

Medical Assistant Education in Maine

Maine has around five schools offering medical assistant training. Over half are accredited and associate degrees are readily available. Students should check with their schools for financial aid opportunities.

Medical Assisting Careers in Maine

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maine has a little over 6,000 working medical assistants who earn over $14.50 an hour, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Beal College
Campus Locations in: Bangor, ME
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Lewiston, ME / Portland, ME
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Kennebec Valley Community College
Campus Locations in: Fairfield, ME
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Northeast Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Bangor, ME / Scarborough, ME
Matching Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Southern Maine Community College
Campus Locations in: South Portland, ME
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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