Head off into the untamed wilderness of The Last Frontier and stake your claim in your new life as a medical assistant in Alaska! Currently Alaskan medical assistants are some of the highest paid in the country making the opportunity all the more worthwhile. Browse a selection of schools in Alaska below: Juneau to Anchorage and even Wasilla. Or, if you’d like you can also choose from any number of fantastic online schools that offer you the medical assistant training necessary to obtain your degree in very little time.
As an Alaska medical assistant, you will:
- Ensure the smooth operation of a medical office
- Take care of patients’ needs
- Perform minor medical tasks
- Perform administrative duties as needed
Some career figures for medical assisting graduates in Alaska:
- Average annual salary: $37,750
- Currently employed: 1,110
- Employment outlook: 34% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Alaska Medical Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Charter College is a private, independent institution of higher education that follows a new direction. Charter College is neither a liberal arts college, a university, nor a vocational school. Instead, Charter College borrows certain elements from each of those respected educational institutions to create a unique and innovative experience for our students.
We offer career training programs in the growing fields of health care, business, law, criminal justice, information technology, and select trade careers. We strive to provide our students with a career-focused education that is both relevant in today’s workspace and cutting-edge in technology and focus.