Medical Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania
(found 35 schools)


Pennsylvania 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: Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania



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

Pennsylvania is the sixth largest state in the United States, with a population of approximately 12.6 million. Statistics indicate that the health care industry has been growing steadily over the past five years, which should be good news for those wanting to become medical assistants. Urban centers of note are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton.

Medical Assistant Education in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Grants, The Roothbert Fund and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship program are three good places to start looking for financial aid resources.

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Medical Assisting Careers in Pennsylvania

The average medical assistant in Pennsylvania makes a mean annual income of $29,240, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Before you begin your search for a job, you should consider taking the certification exam that is provided by the American Association of Medical Assistants in order to open up more job opportunities.

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Anthem Institute
Campus Locations in: Springfield, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Berks Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Wyomissing, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Bradford School
Campus Locations in: Pittsburgh, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Butler County Community College
Campus Locations in: Butler, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Career Training Academy
Campus Locations in: Monroeville, PA / New Kensington, PA / North Hills, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Comprehensive A.S.T. Degree
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Central Pennsylvania College
Campus Locations in: Summerdale, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
Campus Locations in: Pleasant Gap, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Community College of Allegheny County
Campus Locations in: West Mifflin, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Community College of Philadelphia
Campus Locations in: Philadelphia, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Delaware County Community College
Campus Locations in: Media, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Forty Fort, PA / Scranton, PA
Matching Programs: Associates in Specialized Technology Degree - Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Greater Altoona Career and Technical Center
Campus Locations in: Altoona, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Harris School
Campus Locations in: Upper Darby, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Harrisburg Area Community College
Campus Locations in: Harrisburg, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Broomall, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Keystone Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Harrisburg, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Lansdale School of Business
Campus Locations in: North Wales, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Laurel Business Institute
Campus Locations in: Meadville, PA / Sharon, PA / Uniontown, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Campus Locations in: Schnecksville, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
McCann School of Business & Technology
Campus Locations in: Dickson City, PA / Hazelton, PA / Pottsville, PA / Sunbury, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Montgomery County Community College
Campus Locations in: Pottstown, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Mount Aloysius College
Campus Locations in: Cresson, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Campus Locations in: Washington, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pennsylvania Institute of Health & Technology
Campus Locations in: Mt Braddock, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Piitsburgh Technical Institute
Campus Locations in: Oakdale, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown Institute
Campus Locations in: Pittsburgh, PA / Trevose, PA / Wilkins Township, PA
Matching Programs: Associate of Specialized Technology - Medical Assistant Specialist, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Associate Degree, Medical Assistant Diploma, Medical Assistant Specialist, Medical Assistant; Medical Assistant Specialist, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Star Career Academy
Campus Locations in: Norristown, PA / Philadelphia, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Tri-State Business Institute
Campus Locations in: Erie, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES and CAAHEP
Westmoreland County Community College
Campus Locations in: Youngwood, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
YTI Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Altoona, PA / Lancaster, PA / Mechanicsburg, PA
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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