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Top Medical Assistant Schools in California

One of the top career paths in California is medical assisting. This is a wonderful choice if you are interested in getting into the medical field and the Bureau of Labor Statistics is forecasting that jobs in this field will be growing at a high rate, meaning there will be many openings available. But, before you can start working as a medical helpamte in California, you will need to make sure that you have the right education. Here is what you need to know about medical aide training in the state.

Medical Assistant Schools in  California

When it comes to finding the right job in the medical assisting field, you need the right education, and for that, you need to find an accredited medical aide school. One way that you can find a great school in your area is to look on the internet. This will not only give you information about local schools, but also will help you to look up reviews on the schools left by former students. Another thing you can do to find medical helpmate schools in California is to talk to people you know who are medical deputies. Find out where they went, if they liked it, and if they would recommend that others attend the same school.

How to Get Certified in California

Medical helpers in the state of California are not required to become certified, though there is a certification available. Most employers will require this certification in order to be hired, so it is highly recommended that medical deputies obtain this certification. The certification is available through a number of agencies that have been approved to certify individuals by the Medical Board of California.

Salaries for Certified and Registered Medical Attendants in California

According to the site, the average salary for a certified and registered medical helpmates in California is about $55,000. This is 7% higher than the average medical helper salary nationwide.

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American Career College (ACC) offers hands-on training that will prepare students for careers in the healthcare industry at three campuses in Los Angeles, Ontario, and Orange County, California. ACC's programs combine classroom lectures and hands-on training to prepare students for a Diploma or Associate of Occupational Science degree.


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Choosing a school and a new career path can be a very overwhelming process. Here at NCC we understand the importance of education, and that the healthcare industry is in constant need of trained professionals. Our short term allied health programs will give you the skills and the knowledge to become a part of the exciting healthcare field. In addition to providing career training, we offer our graduates employment assistance. At NCC you are not just a student; you are part of a community that includes faculty with industry specific experience and administrators committed to education, and your success in your career objectives.


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You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College. Our accelerated Associates Degree, and Certificate programs are designed to help you complete your education as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We provide students not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.


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Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. Your training at Unitek College will position you to take advantage of the rising demand for experts in allied health, nursing, and technology professions. Our programs include Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assisting, Vocational Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-to-BSN Degree Completion.


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Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College. Our academic programs include medical front office, computer support technician, and general office management.


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Successful careers begin at the Milan Institute. We offer quality hands-on training, experienced faculty and a staff committed to helping you realize your goals.


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More Medical Assisting/Assistant Training Schools in California

American Career College4021 Rosewood Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Anthem College9738 Lincoln Village Dr #100,
Sacramento, CA 95827
Blake Austin College611 Orange Dr,
Vacaville, CA 95687
Cabrillo College6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos CA 95003
California Career Institute, Garden Grove12141 Brookhurst St,
Garden Grove, CA 92841
Cambridge Junior College990-A Klamath Lane
Yuba City, CA 95993
Career Care Institute43770 15th St W,
Lancaster, CA 93534
Career Networks Institute702 W Town and Country Rd,
Orange, CA 92868
Carrington College2157 Country Hils Drive
Antioch, CA 94509
Casa Loma College2641 W La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801-2666
Central Coast College480 S. Main St. S
alinas, CA 93901
Chabot College25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA. 94545
Charter College27125 Sierra Hwy #329,
Canyon Country, CA 91351
City College of San Francisco50 Phelan Avenue,
San Francisco, CA. 94112
Concorde Career College12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Cosumnes River College10051 Big Horn Blvd
Elk Grove, CA 95757
East San Gabriel Valley ROP and Technical Center1501 Del Norte Street,
West Covina, CA 91790
East Valley College510 S Grand Ave,
Glendora, CA 91741
Empire College3035 Cleveland Ave,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Fast Response2075 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Four-D College1020 E Washington St, Colton, CA 92324
Four-D College, Victorville16534 Victor St,
Victorville, CA 92395
Homestead Schools, Inc.23800 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 200
Torrance, CA 90505
Institute for Business & Technology2400 Walsh Ave,
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Institute of Technology5601 Stoddard Road
Modesto, CA 95356
Intercoast Colleges1400 W West Covina Pkwy
West Covina, CA 91790
Modesto Junior College435 College Avenue
Modesto CA 95350
National Career Education (NCE)11080 White Rock Rd., Ste. 100
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Newbridge College3799 E. Burnett Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
North-West College530 E Union St,
Pasadena, CA 91101
Orange Coast College2701 Fairview Rd, Costa
Mesa, CA 92626
Pasadena City College1570 East Colorado Boulevard,
Pasadena, CA 91106
Preferred College of Nursing3424 Wilshire Blvd #1100,
Los Angeles, CA 90010
San Joaquin Valley College201 New Stine Road
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Santa Barbara Business College506 Chapala St,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Southern California Regional Occupational Center2300 Crenshaw Blvd.;
Torrance, CA 90501
U.S. Colleges (USCMED)2023 Chicago Ave., Suite B-1
Riverside, CA 92507
Valley Career College878 Jackman St
El Cajon, CA 92020
Valley College of Medical Careers8399 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite. 200,
West Hills, CA 91304
Westwood College1551 S. Douglass Road
Anaheim, CA 92806
WyoTech200 Whitney Place
Fremont CA, 94539