Medical Assistant Schools in Texas
(found 44 schools)


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



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

Texas is the second largest state in the United States and home to 24.7 million people, also making it the second largest by population in the country. In the past five years, Texas has seen fantastic growth in the health care sector, and medical assistants should see even more jobs opening up in the next eight years. When it’s time to take a break from studying or working, there are plenty of things to do in Texas. In addition to enjoying the fantastic music and dining scenes, there are numerous state parks where you can enjoy horseback riding, hunting and nature tourism.

Medical Assistant Education in Texas

The Tuition Equalization Grant program, the Texas Public Educational Grant and the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program are just a few good resources for monetary assistance in pursuing your career as a medical assistant. In addition to state-specific programs, there are many federally funded resources available to help you.

Medical Assisting Careers in Texas

The medical assistant field is expected to be one of the fastest-growing occupations in the nation from 2008 to 2018. The city of McAllen-Edinburg-Mission is noted as one of the top five US metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of medical assistant employees. Job prospects will be best for those who successfully complete the certification examination provided by the American Association of Medical Assistants. The mean annual income for medical assistants in Texas is $27,860, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Below, MedicalAssistantSchools.com speaks with Jean Palmer, a veteran Medical Assistant and instructor, about what it's like to be a medical assistant in Texas.




Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Anthem College
Campus Locations in: Irving, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Arlington Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Grand Prairie, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Career Centers of Texas
Campus Locations in: El Paso, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Career Point College/Institute
Campus Locations in: Balcones Heights, TX / Pettus, TX
Matching Programs: AAS in Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Cisco College
Campus Locations in: Abilene, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
College of the Mainland
Campus Locations in: League City, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Dallas County Community College District
Campus Locations in: Dallas, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
El Paso Community College
Campus Locations in: El Paso, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Fortis Institute
Campus Locations in: Grand Prairie, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Hallmark College of Technology
Campus Locations in: San Antonio, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Houston Community College
Campus Locations in: Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Iverson Institute
Campus Locations in: Arlington, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Lamson Institute
Campus Locations in: Leon Valley, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Lone Star College System - Cyfair
Campus Locations in: Cypress, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lone Star College System - North Harris
Campus Locations in: Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
MedVance Institute
Campus Locations in: Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Northeast Texas Community College
Campus Locations in: Mount Pleasant, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pima Medical Institute
Campus Locations in: Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Remington College
Campus Locations in: Fort Worth, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting w/X-ray - EKG
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Richland College
Campus Locations in: Dallas, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
San Antonio College
Campus Locations in: San Antonio, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
San Jacinto College
Campus Locations in: Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: Dallas, TX / Houston, TX / Northloop, TX / San Antonio, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Certificate, Medical Assistant Specialist Certificate, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Southern Careers Institute
Campus Locations in: Austin, TX / Corpus Christi, TX / Pharr, TX / San Antonio, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Southwest Career College
Campus Locations in: El Paso, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Texas School of Business
Campus Locations in: Friendswood, TX / Houston (East), TX / Houston (North), TX / Houston (Southwest), TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
Campus Locations in: Harlingen, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
The Academy of Health Care Professions
Campus Locations in: Austin, TX / Houston, TX / San Antonio, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies
Campus Locations in: Weslaco, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Vatterott Educational Centers
Campus Locations in: Dallas, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Vista College
Campus Locations in: El Paso, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES and CAAHEP
Westwood College
Campus Locations in: Dallas, TX / Fort Worth, TX / Houston, TX
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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