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Medical Assistant Schools in Costa Mesa, California

There are 67 schools located by Costa Mesa, CA offering medical assistant programs. 11,010 students graduated from programs at Costa Mesa medical assistant schools in 2010. 10,660 of all these students graduated with certificates and 167 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 8,800 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Costa Mesa each year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 10,660 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 167 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 160 with a master's level degree.

67 medical assistant schools are located in Costa Mesa. Out of these, 13 schools are public, while 54 schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school is $11,300.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $11,300.

Costa Mesa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

On average, 8,800 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Costa Mesa each year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 10,660 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 167 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 160 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 6436
  • Certificate 2007: 5908
  • Certificate 2008: 6280
  • Certificate 2009: 7335
  • Certificate 2010: 10660
  • Associate 2006: 34
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 126
  • Associate 2009: 153
  • Associate 2010: 167
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 157
  • Master 2007: 164
  • Master 2008: 149
  • Master 2009: 164
  • Master 2010: 160

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa schools offer a total of 105 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, around 81.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 86
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24560
  • 25th Percentile: 30870
  • Median: 39640
  • 75th Percentile: 50600
  • 90th Percentile: 62550

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21150
  • 25th Percentile: 23680
  • Median: 30650
  • 75th Percentile: 37410
  • 90th Percentile: 45420

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: 35750
  • Median Salary 2007: 34490
  • Median Salary 2008: 35600
  • Median Salary 2009: 33750
  • Median Salary 2010: 39640
  • Total Employed 2006: 1050
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1320
  • Total Employed 2010: 1450

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30160
  • Median Salary 2007: 29160
  • Median Salary 2008: 30950
  • Median Salary 2009: 31180
  • Median Salary 2010: 30650
  • Total Employed 2006: 5260
  • Total Employed 2007: 5920
  • Total Employed 2008: 6820
  • Total Employed 2009: 7710
  • Total Employed 2010: 7730

Costa Mesa vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Costa Mesa vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Costa Mesa: 9.149% (9180)

Medical Assistant Schools in Costa Mesa, California

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1. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, it offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This public college, which is just 38.8 miles from neighboring West Hollywood, is a short commute away from within Costa Mesa. Overall, 24,239 students pursue degrees in 167 programs at this college.