Best Colorado Medical Assistant Programs & Online Training

June 3, 2020 | Staff Writers

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Colorado is a beautiful state filled with mountains and amazing sights. It also boasts of about 300 days of sunshine a year. Colorado is a state for exploration and recreation while also a popular place to work. Medical assistants are in particularly high demand here and the job market for these professionals is actually growing faster than anywhere else in the country.

If you want to become a medical assistant it is very important that you find a school that offers exactly what you need or else you’ll find yourself in a career that is not to your liking and your chances for being successful are substantially lessened. It is generally recommended that you look at and speak to representatives from at least five different schools, more if you can, about their admission processes, their costs and what programs they offer. This will give you the best opportunity to find the program that is right for you. Below are the best Colorado medical assistant programs and training options.

Top Medical Assistant Programs in Colorado

Rank School Location
1 National American University Centennial, Colorado Springs and Denver, CO
2 IntelliTec Medical Institute Colorado Springs, CO
  1. National American University
    Location

    Centennial, Colorado Springs and Denver, CO

    The National American University was originally founded in South Dakota in 1941 as a business school. It had a strong focus on veterans during WWII and the Korean War, offering them secretarial and accounting programs. Although the focus is still very much on the military, this university has expanded in all directions. It now takes on students from all walks of life, operates across a range of states including Colorado and offers various degree programs, including online ones.

    • Campus: Centennial, Colorado Springs and Denver, CO
    • Type: For-profit
    • Accreditation: CAAHEP
    • Tuition: Varies depending on circumstances. Financial aid is available.
    • Minimum time commitment: 2 years
    • Online availability: Only the medical administrative assistant program
    • Program requirements: High school or equivalent, transcripts
    • Programs: Medical Administrative Assistant A.A.S., Medical Assisting A.A.S.
    • School Site: Tuition and Financial Aid

  2. IntelliTec Medical Institute
    Location

    Colorado Springs, CO

    IntelliTec Medical Institute focuses strongly on those who want to change their life, regardless of where they are. They have a range of medical career training programs available, including medical assisting programs. These courses combine practicum experiences with theoretical knowledge and are highly acclaimed in the state.

    • Campus: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Type: Medical institute
    • Accreditation: ABHES
    • Tuition: Varies depending on circumstances
    • Minimum time commitment: 10 months
    • Online availability: No
    • Program requirements: High school or equivalent
    • Programs: Medical Assistant – Certificate, Medical Assistant – Degree
    • School Site: Tuition and Financial Aid

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