OpenSite

Get Started!

School Finder

Start here to find your school

1
2
3

Medical Assistant Schools in Palm Desert, California

There are three schools located around Palm Desert, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 422 students graduated with degrees from Palm Desert medical assistant schools. 416 of all these students graduated with certificates and six students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

261 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Of those, 416 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and six with a degree at the associate's level.

Three medical assistant schools are in Palm Desert. Out of these, two schools are private, while one school is public. Public medical assistant school tuition is $780, while tuitions at a private medical assistant school are $13,295.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,031. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $13,295 every year, is at Kaplan College-Palm Springs, while the lowest tuition in Palm Desert, which is $780 each year, is at the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District.

Palm Desert schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Palm Desert, California

261 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Of those, 416 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and six with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Palm Desert, California

  • Certificate 2006: 98
  • Certificate 2007: 79
  • Certificate 2008: 98
  • Certificate 2009: 265
  • Certificate 2010: 416
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 6

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Palm Desert, California

Palm Desert schools offer a total of five medical assistant programs. Of these programs, 80% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Palm Desert, California

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23450
  • 25th Percentile: 31100
  • Median: 38610
  • 75th Percentile: 51630
  • 90th Percentile: 63290

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19870
  • 25th Percentile: 22420
  • Median: 26670
  • 75th Percentile: 32150
  • 90th Percentile: 36930

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: 31440
  • Median Salary 2007: 30360
  • Median Salary 2008: 33910
  • Median Salary 2009: 36610
  • Median Salary 2010: 38610
  • Total Employed 2006: 1090
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 1440
  • Total Employed 2010: 1660

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25130
  • Median Salary 2007: 25130
  • Median Salary 2008: 25830
  • Median Salary 2009: 25780
  • Median Salary 2010: 26670
  • Total Employed 2006: 7260
  • Total Employed 2007: 6780
  • Total Employed 2008: 7500
  • Total Employed 2009: 6980
  • Total Employed 2010: 7210

Palm Desert vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Palm Desert vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Palm Desert: 8.840% (8870)

3 Nearby Matching Schools

1-3 of 3

Change Your Location

Degrees Available

Campus Setting

Graduation Rate

% - %

Total Student Population

-

In-State Tuition

$ - $

Out-of-State Tuition

$ - $

1. Kaplan College - Palm Springs

2475 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262-7011
(760) 778-3540

2. The Milan Institute - Indio

45-691 Monroe Ave. Suite 11
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 347-5000

3. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752