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Medical Assistant Schools in Arizona

There are 28 Arizona schools offering medical assistant programs. 3,222 students graduated with degrees from Arizona medical assistant schools in 2010. 3,105 of all these students graduated with certificates and 86 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

2,635 students graduate from programs in Arizona in medical assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of medical assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 3,105 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 31 with a degree at the associate's level, and 86 with a degree at the master's level.

28 medical assistant schools are in this mountain state. Out of these, 19 schools are private, while nine schools are public. Private medical assistant school tuition varies from $10,056 to $23,624.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $14,895. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $23,624 per year, is at Anthem College-Phoenix, while the lowest tuition in Arizona is at Brown Mackie College-Tucson.

Arizona schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

2,635 students graduate from programs in Arizona in medical assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of medical assistant students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 3,105 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 31 with a degree at the associate's level, and 86 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2034
  • Certificate 2007: 1810
  • Certificate 2008: 1864
  • Certificate 2009: 2361
  • Certificate 2010: 3105
  • Associate 2006: 280
  • Associate 2007: 159
  • Associate 2008: 102
  • Associate 2009: 42
  • Associate 2010: 31
  • Master 2006: 57
  • Master 2007: 53
  • Master 2008: 82
  • Master 2009: 79
  • Master 2010: 86

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 43 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 79.1% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 34
  • Associate: 8
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20910
  • 25th Percentile: 24300
  • Median: 31580
  • 75th Percentile: 38530
  • 90th Percentile: 52750

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22120
  • 25th Percentile: 25720
  • Median: 30670
  • 75th Percentile: 35850
  • 90th Percentile: 41870

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: 27320
  • Median Salary 2007: 27840
  • Median Salary 2008: 28520
  • Median Salary 2009: 29600
  • Median Salary 2010: 31580
  • Total Employed 2006: 4060
  • Total Employed 2007: 4430
  • Total Employed 2008: 4440
  • Total Employed 2009: 4510
  • Total Employed 2010: 4870

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26830
  • Median Salary 2007: 28050
  • Median Salary 2008: 28590
  • Median Salary 2009: 29510
  • Median Salary 2010: 30670
  • Total Employed 2006: 8700
  • Total Employed 2007: 9550
  • Total Employed 2008: 12120
  • Total Employed 2009: 12590
  • Total Employed 2010: 13050

Arizona vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Arizona vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 2.562% (17920)

Medical Assistant Schools in Arizona

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1. Carrington College - Mesa

630 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 212-1600

Carrington College-Mesa offers one program in medical assisting and it is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

2. Brookline College - Tucson

5441 E. 22nd Street Ste. 125
Tucson, AZ 85711-5444
(520) 748-9799

Brookline College-Tucson is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. It offers two certificates in medical assisting to students.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 644-0267

The Pima Medical Institute-Mesa offers two medical assistant programs. It offers students two certificates in medical assisting. This school is near the heart of downtown. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

4. Tucson College

5151 E Broadway Blvd- Ste.155
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 258-0400

Tucson College is near the center of the city and this school offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 577 students pursue degrees in seven programs at this school.

5. Brown Mackie College - Phoenix

13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(602) 337-3044x2362

Brown Mackie College-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located near Phoenix, AZ. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as medical assisting and healthcare administration. Students are offered ten degrees at the associates level and four degrees at the bachelors level by it. 530 students sought degrees from the 12 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. Midwestern University - Glendale

19555 N 59th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 572-3200

Midwestern University-Glendale is 8.7 miles from the heart of downtown and MWU offers one medical assistant program. This research university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

7. Brookline College - Phoenix

2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 242-6265

Brookline College-Phoenix is 8.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this school.

8. Fortis College - Phoenix

555 N 18 St Ste 110
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 254-3099

Fortis College-Phoenix is 1.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 267 students seek degrees in five programs at this school.

9. The Maricopa Skill Center

1245 E Buckeye
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101
(602) 238-4300

The Maricopa Skill Center offers one medical assistant program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. Overall, 1,078 students seek degrees in 23 programs at this school.

10. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers two medical assistant programs. This college offers students two certificates in medical assisting. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting.

11. Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 535-2700

Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College is located in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

12. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

3350 East Grant Road- Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-1600

The Pima Medical Institute-Tucson offers two medical assistant programs. This school offers students two medical assistant certificates. It is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown. 1,398 students seek degrees in 11 programs at PMI, overall.

13. Lamson College

875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 898-7000

Lamson College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tempe, AZ and it offers one medical assistant program.

14. Kaplan College - Phoenix

13610 N Black Canyon Hwy- Ste 104
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(602) 548-1955

Kaplan College-Phoenix offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 644 students seek degrees in four programs at this school.

15. Brown Mackie College - Tucson

4585 E Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 319-3300

Brown Mackie College-Tucson is 2.1 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one medical assistant program. In terms of programs, this very small school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting.

16. Carrington College - Tucson

3550 N Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5885
(520) 888-5885

Carrington College-Tucson is 4.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting. 867 students seek degrees in 11 Carrington College-Tucson programs, overall.

17. Anthem College - Phoenix

1515 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 279-9700

Anthem College-Phoenix is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level degree in medical assisting.

18. Carrington College - Phoenix

8503 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
(602) 393-5900

Carrington College-Phoenix offers one medical assistant program and this school is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 977 students seek degrees in eight programs at this school.

19. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ and it offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting.

20. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College offers one medical assistant program and it is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution.

21. The Pima Medical Institute - East Valley

2160 S Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
(480) 898-9898

The Pima Medical Institute-East Valley offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mesa, AZ. PMI is a for-profit 2-year institution.

22. The Arizona College of Allied Health

4425 W Olive Avenue Suite 300
Glendale, AZ 85302
(602) 222-9300

The Arizona College of Allied Health, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Glendale, AZ and this school offers one medical assistant program.

23. Brookline College - Tempe

1140/1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 545-8755

Brookline College-Tempe, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is in a rural setting. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this school. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

24. The Sanford-Brown College - Phoenix

9630 North 25th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(470) 444-1112

The Sanford-Brown College-Phoenix is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting.

25. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College, which is near Kingman, is in a rural setting. This college offers four medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers two medical assistant certificates to students and two associate's level medical assisting degrees. 6,686 students pursue degrees in 106 programs at this public college, overall. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting.

26. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College is located in Holbrook, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. Overall, 3,950 students seek degrees in 74 programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering medical assisting.

27. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is near the center of the city. This college offers three medical assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by it and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in medical assisting.

28. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College offers one program in medical assisting and it is in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in medical assisting.

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