Medical Assistant Schools in Washington
(found 22 schools)


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



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

Washington is home to more than 6.5 million people who have easy access to the State’s many national forests, parks, historical parks and wildlife refuges. While the capital is Olympia, the state’s largest and best-known city is Seattle, easily recognized for the famed Seattle Space Needle that highlights the city skyline. Besides providing plenty of outdoor and urban activities, Washington offers an easy commute to the beautiful Canadian province of British Columbia, with which it shares a border.

Medical Assistant Education in Washington

Educational funding for students in Washington State is available through the Washington State Scholarship Foundation, Washington State Need Grant and Washington PROMISE Scholarships. The Nancy Fortin Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Washington State Society of Medical Assistants, offers awards of $500 to deserving students enrolled in a medical assistant program in the state.

Medical Assisting Careers in Washington

Washington is among the five top-paying states for medical assistant jobs in the entire country; the mean annual salary if $33,550, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To compete in Washington State's well-paying job market for medical assistants, it's advisable to gain certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

Carrington College
Campus Locations in: Spokane, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Administration, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Clark College
Campus Locations in: Vancouver, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Clover Park Technical College
Campus Locations in: Lakewood, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Columbia Basin College
Campus Locations in: Pasco, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Everett Community College
Campus Locations in: Everett, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Highline Community College
Campus Locations in: Des Moines, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting - Associate Degree
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Kaplan College
Campus Locations in: Renton, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Lake Washington Technical College
Campus Locations in: Kirkland, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Lower Columbia College
Campus Locations in: Longview, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
North Seattle Community College
Campus Locations in: Seattle, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Olympic College
Campus Locations in: Bremerton, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Pima Medical Institute
Campus Locations in: Renton, WA / Seattle, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Renton Technical College
Campus Locations in: Renton, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Seattle Vocational Institute
Campus Locations in: Seattle, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Skagit Valley College
Campus Locations in: Mount Vernon, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
South Puget Sound Community College
Campus Locations in: Olympia, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree, Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Spokane Community College
Campus Locations in: Spokane, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Wenatchee Valley College
Campus Locations in: Wenatchee, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Whatcom Community College
Campus Locations in: Bellingham, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Yakima Valley Community College
Campus Locations in: Yakima, WA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

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