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Medical Assistant Schools in Arkansas

There are seven Arkansas schools offering medical assistant programs. 417 students graduated from programs at Arkansas medical assistant schools in 2010. 357 of all these students graduated with certificates and 32 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

326 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Arkansas, on average, every year. Of those, 357 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 28 with an associate's level degree, and 32 with a degree at the master's level.

Seven medical assistant schools are located in this state. Out of these, while four schools are private, three schools are public. Private medical assistant school tuition is $14,040, while public medical assistant school tuitions are $4,804.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $9,235. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,804 every year, is at Arkansas Tech University, the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $14,040 every year, is at Harding University.

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

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

326 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Arkansas, on average, every year. Of those, 357 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 28 with an associate's level degree, and 32 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 343
  • Certificate 2007: 248
  • Certificate 2008: 228
  • Certificate 2009: 251
  • Certificate 2010: 357
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 15
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 28
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 32

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of eight programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, about 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18940
  • 25th Percentile: 22630
  • Median: 29090
  • 75th Percentile: 38850
  • 90th Percentile: 46560

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19860
  • 25th Percentile: 21800
  • Median: 25190
  • 75th Percentile: 29570
  • 90th Percentile: 34540

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: 24440
  • Median Salary 2007: 25520
  • Median Salary 2008: 25940
  • Median Salary 2009: 28220
  • Median Salary 2010: 29090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1240
  • Total Employed 2007: 1400
  • Total Employed 2008: 1450
  • Total Employed 2009: 1520
  • Total Employed 2010: 1600

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22250
  • Median Salary 2007: 23450
  • Median Salary 2008: 24680
  • Median Salary 2009: 25550
  • Median Salary 2010: 25190
  • Total Employed 2006: 2010
  • Total Employed 2007: 2080
  • Total Employed 2008: 1950
  • Total Employed 2009: 1930
  • Total Employed 2010: 1790

Arkansas vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Arkansas vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.485% (3390)

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1. Remington College - Little Rock

19 Remington Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 312-0007

Remington College-Little Rock is near the center of the city and RC offers one medical assistant program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting.

2. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. This college, which is very close to Forrest City, Arkansas, is in a rural area. It offers subjects such as EMT, entrepreneurship, and allied health. Students are offered 28 certificates and 20 associates level degrees by it. 1,505 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

3. Mid-South Community College

2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829
(870) 733-6722

Mid-South Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1991. This college is in the suburbs of West Memphis, Arkansas. This college offers subjects such as web development, liberal arts, and supply chain management. This college offers 18 certificates and nine associates level degrees to students. 2,340 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. This public college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

4. The Eastern College of Health Vocations - Little Rock

200 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 568-0211

The Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This school is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting.

5. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas, which is very close to De Queen, Arkansas, is located in a rural area and this college offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. It is the third largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

6. Bryan College - Rogers

3704 W. Walnut St.
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 899-6644

Bryan College-Rogers is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one medical assistant program. Bryan is a for-profit 2-year institution. This very small school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in medical assisting.

7. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College offers one medical assistant program and this college, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 3,850 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this college. This mid-sized college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

8. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is in town of Russellville, Arkansas. This university offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, Tech offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. 9,815 students seek degrees in 106 programs at ATU, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized university is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting.

9. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Founded in 1972, Black River Technical College is a public 2-year institution. This school is located in Pocahontas, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers subjects such as medical assisting, automotive technology, and criminal justice. It offers 24 certificates and 16 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,508 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at this technical college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This technical college is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

10. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University offers one program in medical assisting and HU is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering medical assisting in terms of programs.