Schools that offer medical certificate programs usually do so through departments of health science or allied health technology. Medical certificates are available in many clinical fields, including surgical technology, practical nursing, paramedic medicine and clinical laboratory science.
10 Schools with Medical Certificate Programs
The following schools offer medical certificates in different areas.
|College/University||Location||Institution Type||Tuition (2015-2016)*|
|Miami Dade College||Miami, FL||4-year, Public||$2,834 in-state, $9,661 out-of-state|
|College of Southern Nevada||Las Vegas, NV||4-year, Public||in-state $2,805 in-state, $9,450 out-of-state $9,450|
|University of Cincinnati||Cinicinnati, OH||4-year, Public||$11,000 in-state, $26,334 out-of-state|
|University of Iowa||Iowa City, IA||4-year, Public||$8,104 in-state, $27,890 out-of-state|
|St Petersburg College||Clearwater, FL||4-year, Public||$3,352 in-state, $11,607 out-of-state|
|Florida State College at Jacksonville||Jacksonville, FL||4-year, Public||$2,830 in-state, $9,944 out-of-state|
|Northeastern University||Boston, MA||4-year, Private||$45,530|
|George Washington University||Washington, DC||4-year, Private||$50,435|
|University of Akron Main Campus||Akron, OH||4-year, Public||$10,509 in-state, $19,040 out-of-state|
|South Texas College||Mcallen, TX||4-year, Public||$3,486 in-district, $3,770 in-state, $4,440 out-of-state|
Sources: *National Center for Education Statistics, School Websites
School Selection Criteria
Consider the following when looking for schools with medical certificates:
- In choosing a medical certificate school, consider the length of its available programs.
- Availability of classes may also be an important consideration for students pursuing medical certificates.
A variety of medical certificates are available at both private and public schools around the country. Students may wish to consider program length and class availability when choosing a school.