In this article, you will be able to search for medical assistant schools in Colorado that offer a unique selection of training programs. This in-depth article will also help you better understand how much school will cost you, how long it will last, at what specific campus it will be offered, and how you can go about funding your education should you need financial aid.
Medical Assistant Programs Inside Colorado
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350 Blackhawk Street
Aurora, CO 80011
Phone: (720) 859-7900
Fax: (303) 334-1376
Anthem offers students the opportunity to earn a diploma or an Associate in Science degree in Medical Assisting. And once you have completed your course, you will then partake in an externship. Externship’s allow students to put their training and education towards practical use in a hospital or clinic setting. Externships are always supervised.
At Everest College in Aurora, students will study to earn a certificate in medical assisting. And if you’re wondering how much the program itself will cost, never fear. Thankfully, Everest provides all of that information upfront.
The cost of tuition at Everst is $18,728. Students are expected to pay an addition fee for books and supplies, which equates to $2,005.
The course itself lasts 41 weeks, which is just over ten months.
At the Colorado Springs campus, students can enroll into the diploma program, which lasts 41 weeks. The cost to attend this program is approximately $20,000, as you have to pay over $18,000 for the tuition and just shy of $2,000 for textbooks and other related supplies.
Like the previous schools, the Thornton campus features an opportunity for you to earn a diploma in medical school in 41 weeks. With that said, it may indeed take you longer to finish the program. Tuition is over $18,000, as well.
- Front Range Community College – Longmont, CO
At Front Range, you can earn a medical assistant certificate in three semesters. You will learn about things like Human Diseases, Medical Office Administration, and Pharmacology for Medical Assistants.
12 Lakeside Lane
Denver, CO 80212
Phone: (303) 477-7240
Fax: (303) 477-7276
Heritage’s medical assistant program is fairly interesting, because they offer what’s called a “X-Ray Medical Technician – Medical Assistant.” This is important, because an MA can perform limited scope X-Ray’s, and Heritage will ultimately train you how to do this properly.
Their program also offers students flexible scheduling (helpful for students with jobs, families, or other responsibilities). Financial aid is also available for those that need it.
- IntelliTec Medical Institute – Colorado Springs
6805 Corporate Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: (719) 596-7400
Fax: (719) 219-1360
Once you graduate the IntelliTec Medical Institute, you will walk away with an Associate of Occupational Studies degree. You will then be eligible to sit for the registration exam, which is offered by the AMT or American Medical Technologists.
With that said, if you’d prefer to get through your training program a bit quicker, there is an option for you to earn a certificate in just 10.5 months.
1915 Jamboree Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Here, you can earn an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting.
How much will the program cost: $35,529. This cost doesn’t include the price of textbooks and other supplies, which is an additional charge of $3,600.
How long will the program last: 104 weeks. That means that it will take you just over two years to complete NAU’s degree program. Of course, this is just an estimate.
Is financial aid available? Yes, financial aid may indeed be available. You’ll want to contact the school about this to get specific answers, although options like federal loans, grants, and scholarships likely exist.
Similar to the Colorado Springs campus, National American University’s Denver campus allows students to complete a medical assistant program in 104 weeks. Once completed, you will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Tuition for the program will cost you over $35,000 and books will be an additional $3,600. Room and board is not offered.
Room and board is not offered.
- Pima Medical Institute – Denver (Dakin Street)
7475 Dakin Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80221
Phone: (303) 426-1800
Fax: (303) 412-8752
The medical assistant program at Denver’s PMI takes approximately nine months to complete. Once you complete the program, you are expected to partake in an externship that will last 200 hours in length.
13750 E. Mississippi Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
Phone: (303) 751-8300
Fax: (303) 751-8308
What’s great about the Aurora campus is just how modern it is. For example, the medical assisting labs are absolutely beautiful, and each student gets to work off of their very own Samsung tablet.
Talk about luxury learning.
As far as the program, the medical assisting program at Aurora is designed to be completed in nine months.
3770 Citadel Drive North
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: (719) 482-7462
Fax: (719) 482-7501
Pima has been invested in teaching students in the Colorado Springs area since 2002. This campus tends to have a strong family vibe, and Pima is very proud of the fact that military members and their spouses have attended and graduated their many programs.
As for their medical assisting school, Pima says that their programs lasts nine months.
- Red Rocks Community College – Lakewood, CO
Upon graduation from Red Rocks Community College, students are elgibile to sit for the AAMA’s certification exam. To do so, though, you must complete 45 semester hours of credit.
Red Rocks provides students the opportunity to earn a certificate or a degree. The certificate program has an estimated tuition of $4442. It will take three semesters to complete. The degree program, by contrast, will take four semesters.
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*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.