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Medical Assistant Schools in Santa Cruz, California

There are 19 schools located near Santa Cruz, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 1,839 students graduated from programs at Santa Cruz medical assistant schools. 1,574 of all these students graduated with certificates and 265 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,272 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Santa Cruz, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Out of those, 1,574 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 265 with an associate's level degree.

19 medical assistant schools are in Santa Cruz. Of these, while eight schools are public, 11 schools are private. Private medical assistant school tuition varies from $13,095 to $28,903, while tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $678 to $894.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,282. While the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $28,903 every year, is at the Institute of Medical Education, the lowest tuition in Santa Cruz, which is $678 every year, is at Monterey Peninsula College.

Medical assistant schools in Santa Cruz offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

1,272 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Santa Cruz, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of medical assistant students who California schools graduate. Out of those, 1,574 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 265 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate 2006: 669
  • Certificate 2007: 707
  • Certificate 2008: 544
  • Certificate 2009: 1041
  • Certificate 2010: 1574
  • Associate 2006: 199
  • Associate 2007: 152
  • Associate 2008: 161
  • Associate 2009: 196
  • Associate 2010: 265

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

Schools in Santa Cruz offer a total of 37 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 64.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate: 24
  • Associate: 13

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23980
  • 25th Percentile: 28060
  • Median: 37280
  • 75th Percentile: 46620
  • 90th Percentile: 56370

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25270
  • 25th Percentile: 28560
  • Median: 37750
  • 75th Percentile: 43230
  • 90th Percentile: 46920

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: 29230
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 34540
  • Median Salary 2009: 34050
  • Median Salary 2010: 37280
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28690
  • Median Salary 2007: 31620
  • Median Salary 2008: 35540
  • Median Salary 2009: 36890
  • Median Salary 2010: 37750
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 620
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Santa Cruz vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Santa Cruz vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Santa Cruz: 0.817% (820)

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1. BioHealth College

2665 N First St Ste 102
San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 428-0208

2. Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 479-6100

3. Canada College

4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94061-1099
(650) 306-3100

4. Carrington College California - San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119
(408) 360-0848

5. CET - Salinas

421 Monterey St
Salinas, CA 93901
(408) 287-7924

6. CET - Sobrato

701 Vine St
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 287-7924

7. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

8. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

9. Everest College - Hayward

22336 Main Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 582-9500

10. Everest College - San Jose

1245 South Winchester Blvd #102
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 246-4171

11. Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose, CA 95135-1598
(408) 274-7900

12. Foothill College

12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777

13. Heald College - Salinas

1450 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 443-1700

14. Heald College - San Jose

341 Great Mall Pky
Milpitas, CA 95035-8008
(408) 934-4900

15. The Institute of Medical Education

130 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 534-0714x112

16. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

17. Unitek College

4670 Auto Mall Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 249-1060

18. West Valley College

14000 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070-5698
(408) 867-2200