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Medical Assistant Schools in Chula Vista, California

There are 13 schools located by Chula Vista, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,294 students graduated from programs at Chula Vista medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,251 of all these students graduated with certificates and 43 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,077 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,251 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 43 with a degree at the associate's level.

13 medical assistant schools are located in Chula Vista. Out of these, while four schools are public, nine schools are private. While tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $658 to $826, tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $10,408 to $31,552.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $2,107. The lowest tuition in Chula Vista, which is $658 every year, is at San Diego Mesa College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $31,552 every year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego.

Chula Vista medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chula Vista, California

1,077 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,251 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 43 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chula Vista, California

  • Certificate 2006: 793
  • Certificate 2007: 774
  • Certificate 2008: 815
  • Certificate 2009: 1030
  • Certificate 2010: 1251
  • Associate 2006: 55
  • Associate 2007: 62
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 47
  • Associate 2010: 43

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Chula Vista, California

Chula Vista schools offer a total of 24 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, about 70.8% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Chula Vista, California

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 7

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24770
  • 25th Percentile: 28550
  • Median: 35320
  • 75th Percentile: 46250
  • 90th Percentile: 58740

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22320
  • 25th Percentile: 26020
  • Median: 30730
  • 75th Percentile: 36910
  • 90th Percentile: 43260

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: 28650
  • Median Salary 2007: 29960
  • Median Salary 2008: 31380
  • Median Salary 2009: 33570
  • Median Salary 2010: 35320
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1470
  • Total Employed 2008: 1490
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1650

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27030
  • Median Salary 2008: 28840
  • Median Salary 2009: 29930
  • Median Salary 2010: 30730
  • Total Employed 2006: 5700
  • Total Employed 2007: 6270
  • Total Employed 2008: 6590
  • Total Employed 2009: 6930
  • Total Employed 2010: 7640

Chula Vista vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Chula Vista vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Chula Vista: 9.259% (9290)

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista

780 Bay Blvd Suite101
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 425-3200

The Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista, which is located 11.0 miles from La Mesa, is located within commuting distance of central Chula Vista and it is one of several campuses. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by PMI. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is one out of four Chula Vista institutions offering medical assisting.

2. Kaplan College - Chula Vista

555 Broadway Ste 144
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 498-4100

Kaplan College-Chula Vista is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Chula Vista, California. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered two certificates and two degrees at the associates level by it. 362 students sought degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including medical billing and healthcare administration. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

3. Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
(619) 482-6550

Southwestern College offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This college, which is just 41.1 miles from Vista, is 5.3 miles from Chula Vista, CA. This college is the only community college in Chula Vista.