Medical Assistant Schools in Michigan
Do you like the idea of working in a clean, professional environment assisting other health care providers? If so, Michigan offers a number of school locations where you may be able to complete your training in less than a year. This allows you to gain the education and experience you need to pursue entry-level employment. Check with your school of interest for more details about its program and class start dates.
Medical assistant training can help prepare you for entry-level positions as a medical assistant in a variety of health care settings. You'll gain the experience and confidence needed to take patient vital signs, run laboratory tests and much more. Many medical assistants enjoy being part of a vital health care team while working at a job they love.
In 2011, the average entry-level starting salary for medical assistants was $20,600. The median annual salary was $27,400 during the same year. Michigan employed 19,740 medical assistants in 2008. That number is expected to increase by 26 percent through 2018 and total 24,470.*
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