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Medical Assistant Schools in Fresno, California

There are 12 schools near Fresno, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,576 students graduated from programs at Fresno medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,236 of all these students graduated with certificates and 340 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,336 students graduate from programs in Fresno in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,236 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 340 with a degree at the associate's level.

12 medical assistant schools are in Fresno. Of these, while two schools are public, ten schools are private. While private medical assistant school tuition varies from $12,925 to $15,442, public medical assistant school tuition is $658.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $5,998. The lowest tuition in Fresno, which is $658 per year, is at Fresno City College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $15,442 every year, is at the Institute of Technology Inc.

Fresno medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Fresno, California

1,336 students graduate from programs in Fresno in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,236 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 340 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Fresno, California

  • Certificate 2006: 730
  • Certificate 2007: 727
  • Certificate 2008: 832
  • Certificate 2009: 1065
  • Certificate 2010: 1236
  • Associate 2006: 316
  • Associate 2007: 333
  • Associate 2008: 265
  • Associate 2009: 250
  • Associate 2010: 340

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Fresno, California

Schools in Fresno offer a total of 21 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, about 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Fresno, California

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 7

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20980
  • 25th Percentile: 24900
  • Median: 29740
  • 75th Percentile: 42300
  • 90th Percentile: 55260

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20430
  • 25th Percentile: 22430
  • Median: 27610
  • 75th Percentile: 34940
  • 90th Percentile: 43420

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: 25680
  • Median Salary 2007: 26520
  • Median Salary 2008: 28350
  • Median Salary 2009: 30520
  • Median Salary 2010: 29740
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26700
  • Median Salary 2007: 25990
  • Median Salary 2008: 28020
  • Median Salary 2009: 27670
  • Median Salary 2010: 27610
  • Total Employed 2006: 1500
  • Total Employed 2007: 1800
  • Total Employed 2008: 1950
  • Total Employed 2009: 2300
  • Total Employed 2010: 2530

Fresno vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Fresno vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Fresno: 2.930% (2940)

Medical Assistant Schools in Fresno, California

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1. The Galen College of Medical and Dental Assistants

1325 N Wishon Ave
Fresno, CA 93728
(559) 264-9700

The Galen College of Medical and Dental Assistants, which is 20.0 miles from Madera, is located within commuting distance of central Fresno and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a for-profit institution and it is one out of six institutions in Fresno, CA offering medical assisting.

2. MCed Career College

2002 N Gateway Blvd
Fresno, CA 93727
(949) 272-2700

MCed Career College, which is just 22.8 miles from neighboring Madera, is a short commute away from within Fresno and it offers one program in medical assisting. This school is a for-profit institution and it is one out of six institutions in Fresno, CA offering medical assisting.

3. Heald College - Fresno

255 W Bullard
Fresno, CA 93704
(209) 438-4222

Heald College-Fresno, which is located just 17.5 miles from Madera, is located within commuting distance of central Fresno and this school is one of several campuses. It offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree. Overall, 2,077 students pursue degrees in 20 Heald College-Fresno programs.

4. The San Joaquin Valley College - Fresno

295 E Sierra Ave
Fresno, CA 93710-3616
(559) 448-8282

The San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno, which is located just 17.8 miles from neighboring Madera, is located a short commute away from within Fresno and it is one of several campuses. It offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, this school offers students one medical assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting.

5. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College, which is located just 41.2 miles from neighboring Visalia, is 1.9 miles from Fresno, CA. It offers four medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by it and two degrees at the associate's level in medical assisting. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Fresno.