Medical Assistant Schools in Ohio
(found 74 schools)


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



Listed below are schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Ohio. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. As with many things in life, the way to find the right Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

Ohio medical assistants (MA) are the faces of many doctor's offices, clinics and health centers. Many times, the MA will spend the most time with the patient making sure that everything during a medical appointment proceeds in an efficient and orderly fashion. Here is information on what it takes to qualify as a medical assistant in Ohio, along with job prospects and general salary figures.

You can also find a full listing of med assisting programs listed on our site, from traditional MAs to surgical and radiology tech programs in Ohio. Select those programs that interest you and request more information today to get started.

What Do Ohio Medical Assistants Do?

In Ohio, the medical assistant is primarily an administrative position for coding, filing and communicating with patients. These medical support positions would be responsible for scheduling appointments, conducting the initial interview and arranging for admission to the hospital. You may also be responsible for checking patients into the clinic or medical office, taking vital signs and obtaining a basic recounting of medical history.

Medical Assistant Education in Ohio

Ohio does not require formal education, training or certification to be a medical assistant. In Ohio, your position as a medical assistant would be more akin to an office administrative assistant, unless you decide to earn your certification. The Ohio education system has numerous programs to teach you the skills required for the position and you can find the schools and programs listed here on our site.

If you wanted to qualify for certification, you will need to attend a school where the curriculum prepares you for testing out as Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). The American Medical Technologists (AMT) and American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) each have their own tests for certification as well. Contact the schools on our site that have programs that interest you to learn more.

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Medical Assisting Careers in Ohio

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that there are 21,130 medical assistants in Ohio with a median hourly wage of $13.45 per hour and annual mean wage of $28,450. The BLS also predicts continued growth in this medical support position.

If you are interested in earning a stable salary, working to improve the medical field and using your people skills to work alongside patients and other medical professionals, a career in medical assisting may be just right for you. Contact schools today to learn more.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Akron Institute of Herzing University
Campus Locations in: Akron, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
American School of Technology
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Antonelli College
Campus Locations in: Cincinnati, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Apollo Career Center
Campus Locations in: Lima, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center
Campus Locations in: Ashland, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Belmont College
Campus Locations in: Saint Clairsville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Bradford School
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Bryant & Stratton College
Campus Locations in: Akron, OH / Cleveland, OH / Eastlake, OH / Parma, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assisting-AAS, Medical Assisting-AAS
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Butler Tech
Campus Locations in: Hamilton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Canton City Schools
Campus Locations in: Canton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Carnegie Institute of Integrative Medicine and Massotherapy
Campus Locations in: Suffield, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Campus Locations in: Cincinnati, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Columbus City Schools-Adult and Community Education
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Columbus State Community College
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Cuyahoga Community College
Campus Locations in: Cleveland, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Davis College
Campus Locations in: Toledo, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Eastern Gateway Community College
Campus Locations in: Steubenville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Edison Community College
Campus Locations in: Piqua, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ehove Career Center
Campus Locations in: Milan, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Everest Institute
Campus Locations in: Gahanna, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Fairfield Career Center (EVSD)
Campus Locations in: Carroll, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Gallipolis Career College
Campus Locations in: Gallipolis, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Harrison College
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate Degree, Medical Assistant Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Hocking College
Campus Locations in: Nelsonville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Campus Locations in: Steubenville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Centerville, OH / Cleveland, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Cincinnati, OH / Columbus, OH / Dayton, OH / Sheffield Village, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Knox County Career Center
Campus Locations in: Mount Vernon, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lakeland Community College
Campus Locations in: Kirtland, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lorain County Community College
Campus Locations in: Elyria, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lorain County Joint Vocational School
Campus Locations in: Oberlin, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Mahoning County Career & Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Canfield, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Marion Technical College
Campus Locations in: Marion, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Medina County Career Center
Campus Locations in: Medina, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Miami Jacobs Career College
Campus Locations in: Dayton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Miami Valley Career Technology Center
Campus Locations in: Clayton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
National College
Campus Locations in: Cincinnati, OH / Kettering, OH / Stow, OH / Youngstown, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Northcoast Medical Training Academy
Campus Locations in: Kent, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Northwest State Community College
Campus Locations in: Archbold, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ohio Business College
Campus Locations in: Columbus, OH / Sandusky, OH / Sheffield Village, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ohio University
Campus Locations in: Lancaster, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Ohio Valley College of Technology
Campus Locations in: East Liverpool, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Owens Community College
Campus Locations in: Findlay, OH / Toledo, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School
Campus Locations in: Chillicothe, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Portage Lakes Career Center
Campus Locations in: Green, OH / Uniontown, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Professional Skills Institute
Campus Locations in: Toledo, OH
Matching Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Rhodes State College
Campus Locations in: Lima, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Middleburg Heights, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant (Diploma)
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Sinclair Community College
Campus Locations in: Dayton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Southern State Community College
Campus Locations in: Hillsboro, OH / Washington Court House, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Stark State College of Technology
Campus Locations in: Canton, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Stautzenberger College
Campus Locations in: Maumee, OH / Toledo, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
The Cleveland Institute of Dental - Medical Assistants Inc.
Campus Locations in: Cleveland, OH / Mentor, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Training Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Trumbull Career and Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Warren, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
University of Akron
Campus Locations in: Akron, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College
Campus Locations in: Batavia, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College
Campus Locations in: Cincinnati, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
University of Northwestern Ohio
Campus Locations in: Lima, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Vatterott Educational Centers
Campus Locations in: Broadview Heights, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Washington County Career Center
Campus Locations in: Marietta, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Wayne County Community College District
Campus Locations in: Smithville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Youngstown State University
Campus Locations in: Youngstown, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Zane State College
Campus Locations in: Zanesville, OH
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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