Medical Assistant Schools in Virginia
(found 17 schools)


Virginia Medical Assistant Society: Virginia Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association



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

With its East Coast location, Virginia offers the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains for fall hiking and winter skiing, as well as sandy beaches for summer fun. Home to almost 8 million people, Virginia also offers many year-round events including the Virginia Film Festival, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival and Chincoteague’s Annual Pony Swim and Auction. No matter the time of year, you will always find something fun to do in Virginia.

Medical Assistant Education in Virginia

Educational funding opportunities available for students in Virginia include the Granville P. Meade Scholarship, the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program and the Virginia Commonwealth Award Program. You should also check out any scholarship opportunities offered by specific schools.

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Medical Assisting Careers in Virginia

According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for medical assistants in Virginia is $29,880, pretty much on par with the national average. If you want to be a competitive candidate for the best jobs, you should definitely get certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

ECPI University
Campus Locations in: Manassas, VA / Newport News, VA / Richmond, VA / Roanoke, VA / Virginia Beach, VA
Matching Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Fortis College
Campus Locations in: Norfolk, VA / Richmond, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Chesapeake, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Medical Careers Institute
Campus Locations in: Manassas, VA / Newport News, VA / Richmond (South Side), VA / Richmond (West End), VA / Virginia Beach, VA
Matching Programs: Associate - Dental Assisting, Associate - Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Associate - Medical Assisting, Associate - Medical Radiography, Associate - Physical Therapist Assistant, Associate - Surgical Technology
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Miller-Motte Technical College
Campus Locations in: Lynchburg, VA
Matching Programs: Healthcare Assistant, Medical Assisting - Associate of Occupational Science Degree, Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
National College
Campus Locations in: Bluefield, VA / Charlottesville, VA / Danville, VA / Harrisonburg, VA / Lynchburg, VA / Martinsville, VA / Salem, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Salvation Academy
Campus Locations in: Alexandria, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Sanford-Brown College
Campus Locations in: McLean, VA / Vienna, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate of Applied Science, Medical Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assisting Associate Degree, Medical Assisting Certificate
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Skyline College
Campus Locations in: Roanoke, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Associate of Applied Science
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Tidewater Community College
Campus Locations in: Virginia Beach, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Westwood College
Campus Locations in: Annandale, VA / Arlington, VA
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate Degree, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Diploma

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