Medical Assistant Schools in Minnesota
(found 21 schools)


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



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

Minnesota brought the world the Mall of America, masking tape, and Wheaties. It is perhaps better known for its contributions to medicine. The University of Minnesota conducted the world’s first open heart surgery and the first bone marrow transplant. The world famous Mayo Clinic is also located in Rochester. The city is also one of the best places in the country to work as a medical assistant. It ranks in the top five metropolitan areas for medical assistant pay with wages just shy of $18 an hour.

Medical Assistant Education in Minnesota

Minnesota medical assistants-in-training have their pick of over 15 schools, all offering accredited programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Since the programs are all accredited, students have access to scholarships awarded through the American Association of Medical Assistants and the American Medical Technologists.

Medical Assisting Careers in Minnesota

Minnesota employs most of its over 7,000 medical assistants in its more densely populated urban areas. Pay is good, and at nearly $16 an hour according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is considerably higher than in surrounding states. Certified medical assistants can join the Minnesota Society of Medical Assistants.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Academy College
Campus Locations in: Bloomington, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Anoka Technical College
Campus Locations in: Anoka, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Anthem College
Campus Locations in: St. Louis Park, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Argosy University
Campus Locations in: Eagan, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Century College
Campus Locations in: White Bear Lake, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Dakota County Technical College
Campus Locations in: Rosemount, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Duluth Business University
Campus Locations in: Duluth, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Globe University
Campus Locations in: Woodbury, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lake Superior College
Campus Locations in: Duluth, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Minneapolis Business College
Campus Locations in: Roseville, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Minnesota School of Business
Campus Locations in: Blaine, MN / Brooklyn Center, MN / Minneapolis, MN / Moorhead, MN / Plymouth, MN / Richfield, MN / Rochester, MN / Saint Cloud, MN / Shakopee, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: Luverne, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Northland Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: East Grand Forks, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ridgewater College
Campus Locations in: Willmar, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Brooklyn Center, MN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree

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