Medical Assistant Schools in New York
(found 25 schools)


New York Medical Assistant Society: New York State Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: Healthcare Association of New York State



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

Millions of people live, work and travel within New York State every year, making it one of the busiest and most populous areas in the United States. As a result, there are ample opportunities to enter the healthcare field in New York, including several medical assistant programs in New York that can help you get started.

New York offers several options to become a Medical Assistant. To help you connect with medical assistant training, we've listed numerous schools below where you can request information to find the best program for you! Feel free to reach out to multiple schools so you compare different programs near you.

Medical Assistant Education in New York

To become a Medical Assistant, you will to complete a program that will prepare you to work alongside others in the medical field. You will likely receive courses in medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, and biology. You will be trained to take vital signs and perform basic patient procedures, such as checking patients into and out of clinical settings.

Depending on the type of program you choose, you may also receive specialized training to prepare you for a certain type of healthcare, such as dental assisting or billing and coding. Regardless of which medical assistant programs in New York interest you, you should plan to spend at least 18 months earning your certificate or diploma, longer if you are attending a degree program.

If paying to attend classes is a concern for you, take time to ask the medical assistant schools that you contact about financial aid options. The New York State Regents Health Care Opportunity Scholarship is also a good program to look into if you need help paying for post-secondary school. You may also want to check out more general state-specific scholarships such as the New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence and New York’s Tuition Assistance Program.

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Medical Assisting Careers in New York

According to 2013 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for medical assistants in New York is $33,370. As you enter the job market, it would be wise to consider taking the certification examination provided by the American Association of Medical Assistants. This certification will greatly improve your chances of finding the right medical assistant job for you, and may be required by some employers.

The options for working as a medical assistant include jobs in doctor’s offices, community health centers, public health agencies, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. You will be providing important services to patients, as well as assisting health care providers as they see patients and plan care. You will be required to be an effective communicator and a team player, so you can help patients get the best care they deserve.

No matter where you choose to look for a job as a medical assistant, you can rest assured that you will be entering one of the largest segments of the U.S. economy when you enter the field of healthcare. Getting the right education is the first step, so we recommend contacting schools on this page to find all of the medical assistant programs in New York that can help you meet your goals!

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Anthem Institute
Campus Locations in: Manhattan, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
ASA College
Campus Locations in: Brooklyn, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Hunter Business School
Campus Locations in: Levittown, NY / Medford, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Mandl School, The College of Allied Health
Campus Locations in: New York, NY
Matching Programs: Associate of Occupational Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant - Associate of Occupational Science, Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Mildred Elley
Campus Locations in: Albany, NY / New York, NY
Matching Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate, Medical Assistant Associate
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
New York School For Medical & Dental Assistants
Campus Locations in: Astoria, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistants
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Plaza College
Campus Locations in: Jackson Heights, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Binghamton, NY / Poughkeepsie, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown Institute
Campus Locations in: Garden City, NY / New York, NY / White Plains, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assistant (Diploma)
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
SBI Campus-Melville
Campus Locations in: Melville, NY
Matching Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Star Career Academy
Campus Locations in: New York, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Suburban Tech
Campus Locations in: Hempstead, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
SUNY-Broome Community College
Campus Locations in: Binghamton, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
SUNY-Erie Community College
Campus Locations in: Williamsville, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
SUNY-Niagara County Community College
Campus Locations in: Sanborn, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences
Campus Locations in: New York, NY
Matching Programs: Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
The College of Westchester
Campus Locations in: White Plains, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Management, Medical Assistant Specialist
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Trocaire College
Campus Locations in: Buffalo, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Campus Locations in: New York, NY
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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