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Medical Assistant Schools in Lancaster, California

There are 37 schools located near Lancaster, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 6,895 students graduated from programs at Lancaster medical assistant schools. 6,749 of all these students graduated with certificates and 136 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,479 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for around 31% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 6,749 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, ten with a degree at the associate's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

37 medical assistant schools are located in Lancaster. And out of these, eight schools are public, while 29 schools are private.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is the cost.

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

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Lancaster, California

On average, 5,479 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for around 31% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 6,749 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, ten with a degree at the associate's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Lancaster, California

  • Certificate 2006: 4396
  • Certificate 2007: 3735
  • Certificate 2008: 3929
  • Certificate 2009: 4584
  • Certificate 2010: 6749
  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 127
  • Master 2009: 140
  • Master 2010: 136

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Lancaster, California

Schools in Lancaster offer a total of 60 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, 86.7% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Lancaster, California

  • Certificate: 52
  • Associate: 6
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24850
  • 25th Percentile: 29170
  • Median: 35690
  • 75th Percentile: 45780
  • 90th Percentile: 60250

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20510
  • 25th Percentile: 23650
  • Median: 29230
  • 75th Percentile: 35930
  • 90th Percentile: 43070

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: 29960
  • Median Salary 2007: 30900
  • Median Salary 2008: 32910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33970
  • Median Salary 2010: 35690
  • Total Employed 2006: 3850
  • Total Employed 2007: 4540
  • Total Employed 2008: 4280
  • Total Employed 2009: 4410
  • Total Employed 2010: 5190

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29950
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 29600
  • Median Salary 2009: 28580
  • Median Salary 2010: 29230
  • Total Employed 2006: 15140
  • Total Employed 2007: 15970
  • Total Employed 2008: 20760
  • Total Employed 2009: 21970
  • Total Employed 2010: 24150

Lancaster vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Lancaster vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Lancaster: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in Lancaster, California

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1. The University of Antelope Valley

44055 Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 726-1911x125

The University of Antelope Valley is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1997. It is in the suburbs of Lancaster, California. Students are offered nine certificates and two associates level degrees by it. In 2010, 967 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school. UVA offers subjects including massage therapy, legal assisting, and practical nursing. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

2. Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
(661) 722-6300

Antelope Valley College offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. This college, which is 48.0 miles from Moorpark, is a short commute away from within Lancaster. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in Lancaster, CA.