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Medical Assistant Schools in Huntsville, Alabama

There are three schools around Huntsville, AL offering medical assistant programs. 99 students graduated from programs at Huntsville medical assistant schools in 2010. 53 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 46 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 102 students graduate from programs in Huntsville in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 15% of medical assistant students who Alabama schools graduate. More specifically, 46 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 53 with a degree at the associate's level.

Three medical assistant schools are in Huntsville. And of these, while two schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $3,420 to $3,570.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $3,531.

Medical assistant schools in Huntsville offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Huntsville, Alabama

On average, 102 students graduate from programs in Huntsville in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 15% of medical assistant students who Alabama schools graduate. More specifically, 46 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 53 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Huntsville, Alabama

  • Certificate 2006: 30
  • Certificate 2007: 52
  • Certificate 2008: 52
  • Certificate 2009: 56
  • Certificate 2010: 46
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 21
  • Associate 2008: 54
  • Associate 2009: 62
  • Associate 2010: 53

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Huntsville, Alabama

Schools in Huntsville offer a total of five programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 60% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Huntsville, Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20660
  • 25th Percentile: 24300
  • Median: 28820
  • 75th Percentile: 34130
  • 90th Percentile: 46320

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19470
  • 25th Percentile: 22130
  • Median: 25980
  • 75th Percentile: 29920
  • 90th Percentile: 33000

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22570
  • Median Salary 2007: 24100
  • Median Salary 2008: 25440
  • Median Salary 2009: 28010
  • Median Salary 2010: 28820
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22530
  • Median Salary 2007: 22540
  • Median Salary 2008: 24100
  • Median Salary 2009: 24760
  • Median Salary 2010: 25980
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Huntsville vs Alabama Medical Assistant Employment

Huntsville vs Alabama Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Huntsville: 8.799% (850)

Medical Assistant Schools in Huntsville, Alabama

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1. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1896. OU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. Oakwood offers students one certificate, seven associates level degrees, 61 degrees at the bachelors level, and one masters level degree. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 68 programs at this school in 2010. Oakwood offers subjects including language, liberal arts, and chemistry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this small school.

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2. Virginia College - Huntsville

2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College-Huntsville, which is located 22.8 miles from Decatur, is 1.6 miles from Huntsville, AL and it is one of several campuses. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by this school and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in this city.