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Medical Assistant Schools in San Diego, California

There are 13 schools located by San Diego, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,294 students graduated with degrees from San Diego medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,251 of all these students graduated with certificates and 43 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,077 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Out of those, 1,251 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 43 with an associate's level degree.

13 medical assistant schools are located in San Diego. And of these, nine schools are private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $10,408 to $31,552, while public medical assistant school tuition varies from $658 to $826.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,107. The lowest tuition in San Diego, which is $658 every year, is at San Diego Mesa College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $31,552 per year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego.

San Diego medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

1,077 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Out of those, 1,251 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 43 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

  • Certificate 2006: 793
  • Certificate 2007: 774
  • Certificate 2008: 815
  • Certificate 2009: 1030
  • Certificate 2010: 1251
  • Associate 2006: 55
  • Associate 2007: 62
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 47
  • Associate 2010: 43

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Diego, California

Schools in San Diego offer a total of 24 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, close to 70.8% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Diego, California

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 7

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

San Diego vs California Medical Assistant Employment

San Diego vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Diego: 9.259% (9290)

Medical Assistant Schools in San Diego, California

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1. Kaplan College - San Diego

9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 279-4500

Kaplan College-San Diego, which is 9.4 miles from Santee, is 7.5 miles from San Diego, CA and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one medical assistant program. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in San Diego.

2. California College - San Diego

2820 Camino Del Rio South- Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92108-3824
(619) 680-4430x1501

California College-San Diego, which is just 24.2 miles from neighboring Escondido, is near San Diego, CA and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 4-year institution and this school is one out of three San Diego institutions offering medical assisting.

3. CET - San Diego

4153 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(408) 287-7924

CET-San Diego, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Diego, CA and this school offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 282 students seek degrees in three programs at this vocational school.

4. Career College of San Diego

3350 Market St Ste C
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 338-0813

Career College of San Diego, which is located 12.3 miles from Santee, is just a short commute away from within San Diego and it offers one program in medical assisting. This vocational school is one of 10 vocational schools in San Diego.

5. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College, which is located 12.3 miles from El Cajon, is near San Diego, CA. It offers four programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers two medical assistant certificates to students and two degrees at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution and this community college is one out of seven San Diego institutions offering medical assisting.

6. Concorde Career College - San Diego

4393 Imperial Avenue- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92113-1964
(619) 688-0800

Concorde Career College-San Diego, which is 30.5 miles from neighboring San Marcos, is near San Diego, CA and this school is one of several campuses. and this school offers one program in medical assisting. 621 students seek degrees in eight programs at this school, overall.