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Medical Assistant Schools in Merced, California

There are three schools near Merced, CA offering medical assistant programs. 530 students graduated with degrees from Merced medical assistant schools in 2010. 507 of all these students graduated with certificates and 23 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

466 students graduate from programs in Merced in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 507 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 23 with a degree at the associate's level.

Three medical assistant schools are located in Merced. Of these, while one school is public, two schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $12,925 to $13,301, while public medical assistant school tuitions are $670.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,269. While the lowest tuition in Merced, which is $670 every year, is at Modesto Junior College, the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $13,301 every year, is at Kaplan College-Modesto.

Merced medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Merced, California

466 students graduate from programs in Merced in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 507 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 23 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Merced, California

  • Certificate 2006: 324
  • Certificate 2007: 373
  • Certificate 2008: 384
  • Certificate 2009: 493
  • Certificate 2010: 507
  • Associate 2006: 15
  • Associate 2007: 15
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 23

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Merced, California

Merced schools offer a total of five medical assistant programs. Of these programs, 60% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Merced, California

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20900
  • 25th Percentile: 22910
  • Median: 36390
  • 75th Percentile: 48320
  • 90th Percentile: 60520

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18520
  • 25th Percentile: 20780
  • Median: 24090
  • 75th Percentile: 27800
  • 90th Percentile: 30450

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: 35275
  • Median Salary 2007: 36860
  • Median Salary 2008: 38520
  • Median Salary 2009: 39390
  • Median Salary 2010: 36390
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25700
  • Median Salary 2007: 25000
  • Median Salary 2008: 24830
  • Median Salary 2009: 24440
  • Median Salary 2010: 24090
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Merced vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Merced vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Merced: 0.528% (530)

Medical Assistant Schools in Merced, California

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1. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.