Medical Assistant Schools in South Carolina
(found 20 schools)


South Carolina 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: South Carolina Hospital Association



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

It is expected that the health care sector in South Carolina will grow by more than 22 percent over the next eight years, which is just one good reason to move here in pursuit of a medical assistant career. Other reasons include its diverse selection of activities and attractions: beaches, golf courses, state parks and large cities full of urban attractions await you. The state has a population of more than 4.5 million people and its capital city, Columbia, is home to quite a few large medical facilities.

Medical Assistant Education in South Carolina

The LIFE Scholarship and the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship are definitely worth looking into if you require financial assistance to pay for tuition. You must be in good academic standing to apply.

Medical Assisting Careers in South Carolina

According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for medical assistants in South Carolina is $29,050, which is on par with most other states. Most employers will require you to have passed the certification examination provided by the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Aiken Technical College
Campus Locations in: Aiken, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Central Carolina Technical College
Campus Locations in: Sumter, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
ECPI University
Campus Locations in: Greenville, SC / North Charleston, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Forrest Junior College
Campus Locations in: Anderson, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Columbia, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate of Occupational Science, Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Greenville Technical College
Campus Locations in: Greenville, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Medical Careers Institute
Campus Locations in: Columbia, SC / Greenville, SC / North Charleston, SC
Matching Programs: Associate - Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Midlands Technical College
Campus Locations in: West Columbia, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Miller-Motte Technical College
Campus Locations in: Charleston, SC / Myrtle Beach, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Campus Locations in: Orangeburg, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Piedmont Technical College
Campus Locations in: Greenwood, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
South University Online
Campus Locations in: Columbia, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Spartanburg Community College
Campus Locations in: Spartanburg, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Tri-County Technical College
Campus Locations in: Pendleton, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Trident Technical College
Campus Locations in: North Charleston, SC
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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