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Medical Assistant Schools in Oceanside, California

There are 21 schools around Oceanside, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,628 students graduated with degrees from Oceanside medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,560 of all these students graduated with certificates and 68 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,374 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 7% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 1,560 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 68 with an associate's level degree.

21 medical assistant schools are located in Oceanside. Out of these, eight schools are public, while 13 schools are private. Tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $658 to $826, while tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $10,408 to $37,994.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $1,919. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $37,994 every year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego, while the lowest tuition in Oceanside, which is $658 per year, is at Santa Ana College.

Oceanside medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oceanside, California

On average, 1,374 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 7% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 1,560 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 68 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oceanside, California

  • Certificate 2006: 1022
  • Certificate 2007: 984
  • Certificate 2008: 1061
  • Certificate 2009: 1253
  • Certificate 2010: 1560
  • Associate 2006: 66
  • Associate 2007: 78
  • Associate 2008: 60
  • Associate 2009: 63
  • Associate 2010: 68

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Oceanside, California

Oceanside schools offer a total of 37 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, 70.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Oceanside, California

  • Certificate: 26
  • Associate: 11

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24770
  • 25th Percentile: 28550
  • Median: 35320
  • 75th Percentile: 46250
  • 90th Percentile: 58740

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22320
  • 25th Percentile: 26020
  • Median: 30730
  • 75th Percentile: 36910
  • 90th Percentile: 43260

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: 28650
  • Median Salary 2007: 29960
  • Median Salary 2008: 31380
  • Median Salary 2009: 33570
  • Median Salary 2010: 35320
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1470
  • Total Employed 2008: 1490
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1650

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27030
  • Median Salary 2008: 28840
  • Median Salary 2009: 29930
  • Median Salary 2010: 30730
  • Total Employed 2006: 5700
  • Total Employed 2007: 6270
  • Total Employed 2008: 6590
  • Total Employed 2009: 6930
  • Total Employed 2010: 7640

Oceanside vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Oceanside vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Oceanside: 9.259% (9290)

Medical Assistant Schools in Oceanside, California

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1. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. This community college is 4.6 miles from the center of Oceanside. It is a public 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Oceanside, CA offering medical assisting.