Medical Assistant Schools in New Jersey
(found 22 schools)


New Jersey Medical Assistant Society: New Jersey State Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: New Jersey Hospital Association



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

Whether you want a lively nightlife scene, bountiful cultural opportunities, or magnificent outdoor scenery you won’t be disappointed with what New Jersey has to offer. This small state in the Northeastern region of the United States has a population of more than 8.7 million people, and soon-to-be medical assistants will be happy to discover that the health care industry here is booming. In the past five years approximately 47,000 health care jobs were filled and further increases in employment are expected.

Medical Assistant Education in New Jersey

Ensuring you have funding for your studies to become a medical assistant can be daunting. The Tuition Assistance Grant, the Outstanding Scholar Recruitment Program and the Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism are just a few financial aid programs to start looking into.

Medical Assisting Careers in New Jersey

According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assistants in New Jersey enjoy a mean annual income of $32,500. Before you rush into the job market with your degree as a medical assistant, you should consider becoming certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants. This will improve the chances of finding a job that suits your needs, not to mention increasing your income.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Bergen Community College
Campus Locations in: Paramus, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Dover Business College
Campus Locations in: Clifton, NJ / Dover, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Eastern International College
Campus Locations in: Belleville, NJ / Jersey City, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - AAS Degree, Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Eastwick College
Campus Locations in: Hackensack, NJ / Nutley, NJ / Ramsey, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant / Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assisting Science, Medical Assisting Specialist/Sonography Science, Medical Assisting with Cardiovascular Technology, Medical Office Specialist/Sonography Science
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Wayne, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fortis Institute
Campus Locations in: Lawrenceville, NJ / Wayne, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Fox Institute of Business
Campus Locations in: Clifton, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Harris School
Campus Locations in: Cherry Hill Township, NJ / Hamilton, NJ / Linwood, NJ / Voorhees, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Certificate, Professional Medical Assistant Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Mercer County Vocational
Campus Locations in: Trenton, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
National Career Institute
Campus Locations in: East Orange, NJ
Matching Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Prism Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Cherry Hill Township, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Sanford-Brown Institute
Campus Locations in: Iselin, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Somerset County Technology Center
Campus Locations in: Bridgewater, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Star Career Academy
Campus Locations in: Clifton, NJ / Egg Harbor Township, NJ / Lakewood, NJ / Newark, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Sussex County Community College
Campus Locations in: Newton, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Technical Institute of Camden County
Campus Locations in: Sicklerville, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Warren County Community College
Campus Locations in: Washington, NJ
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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