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Medical Assistant Schools in Long Beach, California

There are 66 schools around Long Beach, CA offering medical assistant programs. 11,065 students graduated from programs at Long Beach medical assistant schools in 2010. 10,740 of all these students graduated with certificates and 166 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

8,723 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Long Beach, on average, every year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 10,740 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 166 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

66 medical assistant schools are in Long Beach. Out of these, while 13 schools are public, 53 schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school is $11,300.

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

Medical assistant schools in Long Beach offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Long Beach, California

8,723 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Long Beach, on average, every year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 10,740 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 166 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Long Beach, California

  • Certificate 2006: 6549
  • Certificate 2007: 5760
  • Certificate 2008: 6093
  • Certificate 2009: 7132
  • Certificate 2010: 10740
  • Associate 2006: 34
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 126
  • Associate 2009: 153
  • Associate 2010: 166
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 127
  • Master 2009: 140
  • Master 2010: 136

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Long Beach, California

Schools in Long Beach offer a total of 103 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 83.5% 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 Long Beach, California

  • Certificate: 86
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 1
  • 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

Long Beach vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Long Beach vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Long Beach: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in Long Beach, California

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1. Newbridge College - Long Beach

3799 E. Burnett St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 498-4500

Newbridge College-Long Beach offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it. This school, which is located just 12.9 miles from Pico Rivera, is near Long Beach, CA.

2. Wyotech - Long Beach

2161 Technology Place
Long Beach, CA 90810-3800
(562) 624-9530x163

Wyotech-Long Beach, which is 13.1 miles from neighboring Huntington Park, is a short commute away from within Long Beach and it is one of several campuses. and this mid-sized school offers one program in medical assisting. This school is the third largest institution offering medical assistant programs in Long Beach, CA.

3. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College offers four medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers students two medical assistant certificates and two associate's level medical assisting degrees. This community college, which is 17.4 miles from El Monte, is within commuting distance of central Long Beach. It is a public 2-year institution and it is one out of five institutions in Long Beach, CA offering medical assisting.