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Medical Assistant Schools in Modesto, California

There are ten schools located around Modesto, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,160 students graduated from programs at Modesto medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,067 of all these students graduated with certificates and 93 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

978 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Modesto, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 1,067 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 93 with an associate's level degree.

Ten medical assistant schools are in Modesto. And out of these, three schools are public, while seven schools are private. Tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $670 to $764, while tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $12,925 to $40,956.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $4,978. The lowest tuition in Modesto, which is $670 each year, is at Modesto Junior College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $40,956 each year, is at Carrington College California-Antioch.

Modesto medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Modesto, California

978 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Modesto, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 1,067 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 93 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Modesto, California

  • Certificate 2006: 661
  • Certificate 2007: 747
  • Certificate 2008: 731
  • Certificate 2009: 1030
  • Certificate 2010: 1067
  • Associate 2006: 79
  • Associate 2007: 86
  • Associate 2008: 65
  • Associate 2009: 79
  • Associate 2010: 93

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Modesto, California

Modesto schools offer a total of 16 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, 68.8% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Modesto, California

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 5

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19900
  • 25th Percentile: 23250
  • Median: 29620
  • 75th Percentile: 39790
  • 90th Percentile: 52610

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20190
  • 25th Percentile: 23440
  • Median: 29270
  • 75th Percentile: 33360
  • 90th Percentile: 36560

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: 24120
  • Median Salary 2007: 25120
  • Median Salary 2008: 26450
  • Median Salary 2009: 27960
  • Median Salary 2010: 29620
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23950
  • Median Salary 2007: 24740
  • Median Salary 2008: 25110
  • Median Salary 2009: 26010
  • Median Salary 2010: 29270
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Modesto vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Modesto vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Modesto: 1.156% (1160)

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1. The Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute

4306 Sisk Rd
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 545-5200

Founded in 1986, the Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute is a for-profit institution. This school, which is just a few miles from Modesto, is in a rural setting. It offers subjects such as business, medical assisting, and bookkeeping. It offers students four certificates. In 2010, 149 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this vocational school. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

2. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by it and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This school, which is 14.0 miles from Turlock, is near Modesto, CA. This big school is a public 2-year institution and it is one out of two Modesto institutions offering medical assisting.