Medical Assistant Schools in Maryland
(found 12 schools)


Maryland Medical Assistant Society: Maryland Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: The Association of Maryland Hospitals & Healthsystems



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

The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers give Maryland one of the longest waterfronts of any state and make it a leader in seafood production. Maryland is also home to the US Naval Academy at Annapolis. The state’s urban areas are fertile job hunting ground for medical assistants. The state employs nearly 8,000, and the pay is near the top for the region. Medical assistants will also find a strong support system in the state’s local medical assistant society.

Medical Assistant Education in Maryland

If you’re looking for a medical assistant program in Maryland, you’ll find nine schools. Several are accredited, and associate degrees are available. The Maryland Society of Medical Assistants allows student membership, providing students access to the society’s resources.

Medical Assisting Careers in Maryland

At a little over $15 an hour, the mean hourly wage for medical assistants in Maryland is the second highest in the region behind Washington, DC., according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The Maryland Society of Medical Assistants has chapters across the state and supports members with a job board, information on new and existing laws and regulations, and networking opportunities.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Allegany College of Maryland
Campus Locations in: Cumberland, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Anne Arundel Community College
Campus Locations in: Arnold, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Cecil College
Campus Locations in: North East, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Everest Institute
Campus Locations in: Silver Spring, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: South, MD / Towson, MD / West River, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Frederick, MD / Hagerstown, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Ardmore, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant (Certificate)
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Sanford-Brown Institute
Campus Locations in: Landover, MD
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES

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