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Medical Assistant Schools in Palm Springs, California

There are 11 schools near Palm Springs, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,849 students graduated with degrees from Palm Springs medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,802 of all these students graduated with certificates and 24 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,453 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Palm Springs each year. This accounts for 8% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 1,802 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 23 with a degree at the associate's level, and 24 with a degree at the master's level.

11 medical assistant schools are located in Palm Springs. And of these, two schools are public, while nine schools are private.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is the cost.

Palm Springs schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for medical assistant students.

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

On average, 1,453 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Palm Springs each year. This accounts for 8% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 1,802 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 23 with a degree at the associate's level, and 24 with a degree at the master's level.

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

  • Certificate 2006: 778
  • Certificate 2007: 944
  • Certificate 2008: 1023
  • Certificate 2009: 1547
  • Certificate 2010: 1802
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 19
  • Master 2007: 23
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 24
  • Master 2010: 24

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs schools offer a total of 17 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, around 76.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Palm Springs, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 3
  • Master: 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 Springs vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Palm Springs vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Palm Springs: 8.840% (8870)

Medical Assistant Schools in Palm Springs, California

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1. Kaplan College - Palm Springs

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

Kaplan College-Palm Springs is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown Palm Springs and this school is one of several campuses. and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Palm Springs, CA offering medical assisting.