Medical Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in a professional health care environment? Do you dream of having a career that allows you to help patients manage their health care needs? If so, medical assistant schools in Pennsylvania offer hands-on training that can help prepare you to become a medical assistant.
Medical assistants, on a daily basis, may answer office telephones, schedule patients for examinations, explain medical procedures, or code patient information for insurance purposes. Many medical assistants enjoy the rewards of a job they love and potential career advancement.
Pennsylvania medical assistants, at the starting entry-level salary, earned $23,400 in 2011. That same year, medical assistants with a median annual income earned $28,800. Employment data shows there was 23,400 employed medical assistants in 2008. Pennsylvania is projected to have a 23 percent increase in job positions through 2018 (28,750 medical assistant jobs total).*
- Butler County Community College - AAS Degree
- Butler County Community College - Certificate
- Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia
- Everest Institute - Pittsburgh
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