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Sep 4, 2016

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Medical Assistant Schools

Posted in : Schools on by : Robert Morris

There are many excellent medical assistant schools and colleges offering programs in medical assistanting. Sanford Brown Institute and Miller Motte Technical College have campuses in many states. And, Everest College offers colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. With the busy work schedules online Medical Assistant schools are becoming more popular; add the rising cost of gas going back and forth between home and school, and online college becomes quite appealing. Kaplan University offers online courses in Medical Assisting and Allied Health Institute also offers online courses.

One point to remember when considering any college that offers a Medical Assistant program is to make sure it is accredited. This is very important because it is a requirement if you take the test for certification. Certification is not required, but it is recommended by the American Association of Medical Assistants and makes finding a job easier. Being certified makes the statement that you are knowledgeable in your field and gives you the legal right to be called a Certified Medical Assistant.

A Medical Assistant can go one step further by becoming a Registered Medical Assistant which involves being certified by the American Medical Technologists. Being a member of this organization allows the …