In this article, you will discover what schools inside Wisconsin offer you the chance to acquire medical assistant skills. Along with listing many different schools all throughout the state, we also provide you with an estimated cost for most of the programs below, as well as how long you can expect to be in class. We’ll even discuss whether or not you can acquire a degree, or just a diploma, as well.

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This 41-week long certificate program costs a little less than $16,000 (an estimated number), a cost that includes tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies.

  • Blackhawk Technical College – Janesville, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    P O Box 5009
    6004 Prairie Road
    Janesville , WI – 53547-5009
    Degrees: Diploma

The certificate (or diploma) that can be earned by students will take you about one year to acquire it. The program’s tuition—plus fees—will cost you $5,070. Your textbooks and required supplies will be an additional cost of $1,575.

  • Bryant & Stratton College – Milwaukee, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    310 West Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 500 East
    Milwaukee , WI – 53203-2213
    Degrees: Associate

The Associate degree program track at BSC will take students two years to complete. The tuition and fees cost about $33,060, while texts and supplies cost approximately $3,200.

If you are in needed of on-campus housing, the school lists the room and board at $17,056.

Offering students a 1-year diploma program (and yes, financial aid is eligible for those that need it), the total cost of the program is estimated to be at $5,689.

This 42-week program also requires a 5-week practicum. Those that successfully graduate the program will be eligible to sit for the AAMA’s Certified Medical Assistant exam. Tuition cost and fees is expected to be approximately $11,700.

  • Fox Valley Technical College – Appleton, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    150 North Campbell Road
    Oshkosh , WI – 54902-3480
    Degrees: Diploma

Offering students a technical diploma, Fox Valley Tech estimates that you will end up spending about $4,764.60. While this cost is subject to change, it’s currently based on the estimated cost of tuition and fees.\

Fox Valley also boasts that their graduates have acquired medical assistant jobs at the following locations over the years:

Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin, Lakeshore Orthopaedics, ThedaCare Physicians Oshkosh, Affinity Medical Group, Aurora Health Care, and Holy Family Lakeshore Orthopaedics.

  • Gateway Technical College – Elkhorn, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    400 County Road H
    Elkhorn , WI – 53121-2035
    Degrees: Diploma

Offering a 32-week long program to its students, you should expect to have to pay approximately $6,000 for the cost of tuition, fees, supplies and textbooks.

At Globe, students can earn either a diploma or an Associate’s degree. If you attend full-time, it will take you six quarters to earn your Associate’s degree. The program requires 92-credits.  Below, check out a promotional video by Globe University that they posted on their YouTube channel pertaining to their MA program:

In Kenosha, students can earn a diploma or an Associate’s degree in medical assisting. The certificate program is 48 weeks long and costs approximately $19,185 for tuition and fees. There doesn’t appear to be a cost for textbooks and required supplies.

By contrast, the Associate’s degree program is 80 weeks long and costs approximately $30,625.

The diploma program is 12 months long and requires 43 credits. The Associate’s degree is 20 months long and requires 60 credits. 

It appears that Herzing University also provides online services for those that are interested in pursuing a medical assisting career. For more information, it’s recommended that you contact the university for more information pertaining to the school’s online option.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College offers students an Associate’s degree track.

Financial aid is available at Lakeshore Tech. The school offers a Technical Diploma to graduates. The program requires two 15 week terms.

The cost of the program—for both semesters—is $6,236. This price includes the cost of tuition and textbooks.

If you want to earn a medical assisting diploma, it will take you about 36 weeks to complete the program. Tuition and student fees will cost you $4,360, and you’ll have an additional cost of $455.

  • Mid-State Technical College – Wisconsin Rapids, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    2600 W 5th St
    Marshfield , WI – 54449-3299
    Degrees: Diploma

To earn a MA diploma at Mid-State Tech, you will likely need to be in school for at least 8 months—and potentially longer. The cost of tuition, as well as fees for things like registration and immunizations, will cost you $5,500. Textbooks and supplies will cost an additional price of $1,279.

  • Milwaukee Area Technical College – Milwaukee, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    Health Education Center
    1311 North 6th Street
    Milwaukee , WI – 53212
    Degrees: Diploma

Milwaukee Area Tech College provides a Technical Diploma in Medical Assisting. Should you successfully pass the program and graduate, you will be eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) examination.

Milwaukee Career College claims that you complete their medical assisting diploma program in as little as 30 weeks if you enroll in day or afternoon classes. Those enrolled in the evening classes can graduate in as little as 38 weeks.

Offering a diploma program to their students, you should expect to have to pay Moraine Park Technical College about $125.85 per credit (WI residents) or $188.80 (non-WI residents). Online students, however, do not have to pay out-of-state fees.

The diploma program takes about one year to complete. The program is estimated to cost about $5,000, though it does matter whether you attend full-time or not, and whether you reside in or out of state.

To earn a diploma, you will be in this medical assistant program for at least nine months. You will spend $4,285 for tuition and related fees, and an additional $616 for textbooks and supplies.

Students can earn a technical diploma at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau. The program lasts 1 year. You should be prepared to pay $4,406 for tuition and fees and $1,078 for textbooks and supplies.

If you need to stay on-campus, too, the college also offers room and board. The cost of room and board at NTC is $6,449.

At NWTC, you can earn a Technical Diploma. Students should expect to be enrolled in the program for at least one year. The cost of the program is approximately $6,000, a price that includes tuition and the cost of textbooks (as well as other important fees and supplies.

Financial aid is indeed available to those that need it and are approved for it.

Rasmussen offers both a diploma and an Associate’s degree. The diploma program will take approximately 15 months, while the degree will take about 19 months to complete.

The cost of the one-year diploma program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is over $5,000. This price includes tuition and fees, as well as books and other supplies.

This 32-credit technical diploma program costs $4,144 for tuition and key fees and another $1,750 for books and supplies. The school prepares you to be everything from a medical assistant and a lab assistant to a patient care assistant.

  • Western Technical College – La Crosse, WI
    Medical Assisting Program
    400 7th Street North
    PO Box C-908
    La Crosse, WI – 54602
    Degrees: Diploma

Offering students a technical diploma that can be earned in about one year’s time, the college requires 33 credits for graduation.

This diploma program requires a 216-hour practicum where students can get practical hands-on working experience inside a clinical facility. Students will not be paid for this practicum, however.

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in New Richmond also provides a medical assisting diploma program, as does the Superior campuses listed above.

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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.