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Medical Assistant Schools in Los Angeles, California

There are 65 schools near Los Angeles, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 10,723 students graduated from programs at Los Angeles medical assistant schools. 10,390 of all these students graduated with certificates and 174 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 8,482 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for 48% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 10,390 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 174 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

65 medical assistant schools are in Los Angeles. Of these, while 51 schools are private, 14 schools are public. Tuition at a private medical assistant school is $11,300.

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

Medical assistant schools in Los Angeles offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

On average, 8,482 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for 48% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 10,390 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 174 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate 2006: 6402
  • Certificate 2007: 5567
  • Certificate 2008: 5948
  • Certificate 2009: 6909
  • Certificate 2010: 10390
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 36
  • Associate 2008: 131
  • Associate 2009: 157
  • Associate 2010: 174
  • 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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles schools offer a total of 103 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 82.5% 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 Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate: 85
  • Associate: 15
  • 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

Los Angeles vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Los Angeles vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Los Angeles: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in Los Angeles, California

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1. Everest College - West Los Angeles

3000 S Robertson Blvd #300
Los Angeles, CA 90034-3169
(310) 840-5777

Everest College-West Los Angeles, which is just 5.9 miles from Santa Monica, is 8.5 miles from Los Angeles, CA and this school is one of several campuses. This small school offers two medical assistant programs. It offers two medical assistant certificates to students. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in Los Angeles.

2. The American Career College - Los Angeles

4021 Rosewood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 668-7555

The American Career College-Los Angeles, which is just 9.7 miles from neighboring South Gate, is near Los Angeles, CA and it offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 1,693 students seek degrees in eight programs at this school.

3. The Los Angeles ORT College - Los Angeles

6435 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 966-5444x210

The Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles, which is located just 30.5 miles from neighboring Westminster, is near Los Angeles, CA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this school. This school is a 2-year institution and this school is one out of 14 Los Angeles institutions offering medical assisting.

4. The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4800

The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by CDU and one bachelor's level medical assisting degree. This school, which is located 9.3 miles from Pico Rivera, is near Los Angeles, CA. This school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of 14 Los Angeles institutions offering medical assisting.

5. ICDC College

5422 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(310) 482-6996

ICDC College, which is located 30.8 miles from Thousand Oaks, is near Los Angeles, CA. It offers two medical assistant programs. It offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. Overall, 3,194 students seek degrees in 17 ICDC College programs.

6. The Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center

1033 S Broadway St
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4001
(213) 747-8292

The Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center, which is located just 32.7 miles from neighboring Montclair, is located just a short commute away from within Los Angeles. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers two medical assistant certificates to students. It is a for-profit institution and this vocational school is one out of 14 institutions in Los Angeles, CA offering medical assisting.

7. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Founded in 1925, Los Angeles Trade Technical College is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Los Angeles, CA. This school offers students 48 certificates and 44 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 15,734 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at this school. This large school offers subjects including technology, finance, and fashion. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This technical college is one of 22 technical colleges in California.

8. Los Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 953-4000

Founded in 1929, Los Angeles City College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Los Angeles, CA. It offers subjects such as music and forensic nursing. This college offers 60 certificates and 55 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 20,430 students pursued degrees from the 60 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.