In this article, you be able to better determine what medical assistant program in Nebraska you might want to apply to. Along with the actual list of the programs themselves, we’ll also give you helpful information pertaining to certification, whether a school offers a diploma or a degree, what the tuition costs, and even how long a program might be.

Seeking Out Medical Assisting ProgramsNebraska Schools for Medical Assistants

Below, we list the medical assisting schools available. We plan to update this list, however, so feel free to bookmark our page to see if any programs have been added or removed.

  • Central Community College – Hastings, NE
    Website: www.cccneb.edu
    Medical Assisting Program
    PO Box 1024
    550 S. Technical Blvd
    Hastings, NE – 68901

Central College provides students with an opportunity to earn either a diploma or Associate in Applied Sciences degree. The diploma program requires 40 credits, while the degree program requires 67 credits.

As you likely know, Kaplan provides multiple campus locations for students to earn an education on-campus, as well as online. In Nebraska, there at two campuses where students can become trained in medical assisting.

The first we’ll discuss is the Lincoln campus, where students can earn an Associate’s degree. Here, 92 total credits are required. Nationwide, students can participate online training, but there are also blended courses too, which provide you the opportunity to get a mix of in-class training and an online education.

Lastly, the program at Kaplan’s Lincoln campus will take 15-18 months to complete if you attend full-time.

Just like the Lincoln campus, students who attend Kaplan at Omaha will be able to enroll in a medical assistant degree program, as well. Here, the program will take 15-18 months to finish, as well. 92 credits are also required here, as well.

  • Metropolitan Community College – Omaha – Omaha, NE
    Website: www.mccneb.edu
    Medical Assisting Program
    810 N. 96th Street
    Omaha, NE – 68114

The medical assisting program at MCC is a four-quarter program. Once you successfully complete the program, you will earn a certificate. You will also be eligible to become a Certified Medical Assistant, as you will have the opportunity to sit for the AAMA’s certification exam.

At Nebraska Methodist College, medical assistants are able to earn a certificate after successfully completing the rigorous 12-month long program. The program will include working inside a clinical setting for 300 hours, preparing you for what real life is like when you finally secure your first medical assistant job.

The program itself will cost students approximately $12,700. This price includes the cost of tuition, related fees, and even textbooks. The college does offer financial aid to students, as well.

  • Southeast Community College – Lincoln, NE
    Website: www.southeast.edu
    Medical Assisting Program
    8800 O St
    Lincoln, NE – 68520-1227

The medical assistant program at Southeast Community College is great because it offers students so much flexibility. The program can be completed between 18 and 24 months, though it’s important to state that this is just an estimate and not a guarantee—every student is different.

With that said, what’s great is that some classes can actually be completed online by students, which definitely helps out those that have family and maybe even other working obligations that could impede them from attending class in person each and every day.

Southeast Community College breaks down the cost of the program by quarter (there are four in total). Once you add everything up, students should expect to pay $7,006 to attend the SCC medical assistant program. This price features the cost of tuition, as well as textbooks and other related fees.

Vatterott College offers three different tracks for medical assistants in Omaha. You can pursue a diploma and take a Medical Assistant with Occupational Focus program. You can also pursue an A.A.S degree with their Advanced Medical Assistant degree. And finally, you can pursue an A.O.S. degree by enrolling in the Medical Assistant with Limited Radiography program.

  • For more on medical assisting, please be sure to return early and often to our website!  The schools on this list were collected from the accredited programs listed by both the CAHEEP and ABHES.

Disclaimer: All information, statistics, data, guidelines, and requirements regarding each school or program listed above was originally found on the respective school or program’s official website in 2014 and can often be estimates.   Any or all schools or programs can change their information, statistics, data, guidelines, or requirements at any time without warning.  While we do our best to keep information on this page up-to-date, some or all information listed above may have changed or may no longer be accurate.  Please do you own due diligence and research before inquiring about or applying to any school or program.