Nation’s Best Medical Assistant Programs Named by

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Site Ranks Top 50 Two, Four Year Schools Offering Medical Assistant Education

The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( has announced it’s picks for the nation’s Best Medical Assistant Programs for 2016-2017. Comparing online and on-campus Medical Assistant programs around the U.S., the higher education information and resource provider awarded top overall scores to Youngstown State University, Goodwin College, North Seattle College, Peninsula College and the University of Alaska Fairbanks among four-year programs, and Pitt Community College, Haywood Community College, Augusta Technical College, Piedmont Community College and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College among two-year programs.

“Like many other jobs in healthcare, there is a growing demand for up-and-coming medical assistants,”
said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. “Students looking for the best programs in the nation can turn to these schools, who we found to offer the best combination of overall quality and value when it came to Medical Assistant education.”

To qualify for a spot on the Best Medical Assistant Programs list, schools must meet several standard requirements. Colleges must hold regional accreditation and be registered as public or private not-for-profit entities. Each must also provide career placement services to students. Scoring for qualifying schools is determined by comparison of over a dozen value-based metrics and statistics, including student-teacher ratios and financial aid offerings.

A complete list of colleges on the Best Medical Assistant Programs list is included below. Details on where each specifically ranks and the data and methodology used can be found at:

2016-2017 Best Medical Assistant Programs, Two-Year Schools list:

Alamance Community College
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Athens Technical College
Atlanta Technical College
Augusta Technical College
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Bunker Hill Community College
Carteret Community College
Central Community College
Central Georgia Technical College
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Clark State Community College
Columbus Technical College
Eastern Arizona College
Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus
Edison State Community College
Forsyth Technical Community College
Fox Valley Technical College
Gateway Community and Technical College
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Haywood Community College
Henderson Community College
Lanier Technical College
Maysville Community and Technical College
Metropolitan Community College
Mid-State Technical College
Moultrie Technical College
Mount Wachusett Community College
Mountwest Community and Technical College
Nash Community College
North Georgia Technical College
Northland Pioneer College
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Pamlico Community College
Piedmont Community College
Pitt Community College
Richmond Community College
Santa Fe Community College
Savannah Technical College
South Georgia Technical College
South Piedmont Community College
Southeastern Technical College
Southern Regional Technical College
Southwestern Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Stanly Community College
Terra State Community College
Wilkes Community College
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

2016-2017 Best Medical Assistant Programs, Four-Year Schools list:

Arkansas Tech University
Baker College of Auburn Hills
Baker College of Clinton Township
Baker College of Flint
Baker College of Muskegon
Baker College of Port Huron
Broward College
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
California College San Diego
California College San Diego
Centralia College
City College - Fort Lauderdale
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
CollegeAmerica - Cheyenne
CollegeAmerica - Colorado Springs
CollegeAmerica - Denver
CollegeAmerica - Flagstaff
CollegeAmerica - Fort Collins
CollegeAmerica - Phoenix
Columbia Basin College
Concordia University-Wisconsin
Davenport University
Daytona State College
Eastern Florida State College
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Goodwin College
Highline College
Idaho State University
Jackson College
Keiser University - Fort Lauderdale
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Lewis-Clark State College
Miami Dade College
Palm Beach State College
Peninsula College
Pensacola State College
Remington College - Shreveport Campus
Remington College - Tampa Campus
Seattle Community College - North Campus
South Texas College
Stevens-Henager College
Trocaire College
University of Akron Main Campus
University of Alaska Anchorage
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College
University of Cincinnati - Clermont College
University of North Georgia
Wright Career College
Youngstown State University


About Us: The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success. environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success.

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