Medical Assistant Schools in Tennessee
(found 13 schools)


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



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

Located in the southeastern United States, Tennessee has a population of more than 6.2 million. Memphis and Knoxville are the most popular cities among tourists thanks to fine cuisine, wineries, and the arts and culture attractions they offer. In addition to big city attractions, you can visit heritage towns, old battlefields of the Civil War and many state parks.

Medical Assistant Education in Tennessee

Tennessee has plenty of options for students in need of financial aid. Programs include the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program, the Ned McWherter Scholars Program and the federally funded Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship. There are many other federal financial aid programs that can help you on your way to becoming a medical assistant.

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Medical Assisting Careers in Tennessee

The mean annual income for a medical assistant in Tennessee is $27,140, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Whether you decide to stay in Tennessee or not, it is recommended that you pass a certification exam provided by the American Association of Medical Assistants, as most employers will require this prior to hiring you. It also increases your chances of getting a higher salary.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Anthem Career College
Campus Locations in: Memphis, TN / Nashville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Associate of Science, Medical Assistant Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Chattanooga State Community College
Campus Locations in: Chattanooga, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Cleveland State Community College
Campus Locations in: Cleveland, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Concorde Career College
Campus Locations in: Memphis, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - (AAS), Medical Office Professional - (AAS), Medical Office Professional - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Daymar Institute
Campus Locations in: Clarksville, TN / Murfreesboro, TN / Nashville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Administrative - Certificate, Medical Assisting - Administrative - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Clinical - Certificate, Medical Assisting - Clinical - Diploma, Medical Assisting- Administrative - Associates, Medical Assisting- Clinical - Associates
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Kaplan Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Nashville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
MedVance Institute
Campus Locations in: Algood, TN / Nashville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Miller-Motte Technical College
Campus Locations in: Chattanooga, TN / Clarksville, TN / Madison, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science Degree, Medical Office Assistant - Diploma, Medical Office Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
National College
Campus Locations in: Bartlett, TN / Bristol, TN / Knoxville, TN / Madison, TN / Memphis, TN / Nashville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate Degree, Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
South College
Campus Locations in: Knoxville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville
Campus Locations in: Knoxville, TN / McMinnville, TN
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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