Medical Assistant Schools in Missouri
(found 19 schools)


Missouri 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: Missouri Hospital Association



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

Home to almost 6 million people, Missouri is famous for its fantastic wineries, music and food. The largest cities, Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Independence and Columbia, provide a wide variety of activities. This Midwestern state relies primarily on industries such as aerospace, electrical equipment and transportation equipment manufacturing, but also has a strong agricultural sector.



Medical Assistant Education in Missouri

Some state-specific scholarships and financial aid programs in Missouri include the Charles Gallagher Student Assistance Program, the Missouri College Guarantee Scholarship and the Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship. These programs each offer up to $1,700 per year.

Medical Assisting Careers in Missouri

The medical assistant field is expected to be one of the fastest-growing occupations in the nation from 2008 to 2018, meaning that job prospects should be excellent across the country. If you're looking for the best job opportunities, it's highly recommended that you become certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants after you graduate from an appropriate post-secondary program. The mean annual income for Medical Assistants in Missouri is $26,830 according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, though exact figures may vary depending on employer, level of experience and education.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Colorado Technical University
Campus Locations in: North Kansas City, MO
Matching Programs: Diploma - Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Heritage University
Campus Locations in: Kansas City, MO
Matching Programs: Associate of Occupational Studies - X-Ray Medical Technician-Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Metro Business College
Campus Locations in: Arnold, MO / Brazito, MO / Cape Girardeau, MO / Rolla, MO
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Missouri College
Campus Locations in: Des Peres, MO
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Fenton, MO / Hazelwood, MO / Saint Peters, MO
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Associate Degree, Medical Assistant Diploma, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
St. Louis College of Health Careers
Campus Locations in: Fenton, MO / St. Louis, MO
Matching Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant - Associate of Applied Science, Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
WellSpring School of Allied Health
Campus Locations in: Kansas City, MO
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Certificate

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