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Medical Assistant Schools in Alaska

There are four schools in the state of Alaska offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 473 students graduated from programs at Alaska medical assistant schools. 424 of all these students graduated with certificates and 49 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

332 students graduate from programs in Alaska in medical assisting, on average, per year. Of those, 424 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 49 with a degree at the associate's level.

Four medical assistant schools are in this state. And out of these, while two schools are private, two schools are public.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is the cost.

Medical assistant schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

332 students graduate from programs in Alaska in medical assisting, on average, per year. Of those, 424 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 49 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 126
  • Certificate 2007: 127
  • Certificate 2008: 161
  • Certificate 2009: 213
  • Certificate 2010: 424
  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 32
  • Associate 2008: 31
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 49

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in Alaska offer a total of nine programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, around 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26700
  • 25th Percentile: 31610
  • Median: 37860
  • 75th Percentile: 46120
  • 90th Percentile: 55940

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26210
  • 25th Percentile: 31140
  • Median: 37260
  • 75th Percentile: 44470
  • 90th Percentile: 50800

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: 31780
  • Median Salary 2007: 34640
  • Median Salary 2008: 37280
  • Median Salary 2009: 38620
  • Median Salary 2010: 37860
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31770
  • Median Salary 2007: 32550
  • Median Salary 2008: 34090
  • Median Salary 2009: 35290
  • Median Salary 2010: 37260
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 830
  • Total Employed 2008: 960
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1110

Alaska vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Alaska vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.239% (1670)

Medical Assistant Schools in Alaska

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1. The Career Academy

1415 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507-1033
(907) 563-7575x136

The Career Academy offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Anchorage, AK. 403 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school, overall. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in medical assisting.

2. Charter College - Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 277-1000

Charter College-Anchorage is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by it and one associate's level medical assisting degree. 618 students seek degrees in 22 Charter College-Anchorage programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering medical assisting.

3. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF offers four medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers three medical assistant certificates to students and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. Overall, 9,855 students pursue degrees in 200 University of Alaska Fairbanks programs. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in medical assisting.

4. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by this school and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. This medium-sized school is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This school is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering medical assisting.