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Medical Assistant Schools in Santa Monica, California

There are 62 schools conveniently located near Santa Monica, CA offering medical assistant programs. 9,693 students graduated from programs at Santa Monica medical assistant schools in 2010. 9,474 of all these students graduated with certificates and 136 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 7,674 students graduate from programs in this municipality in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 44% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 9,474 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 60 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 136 with a master's level degree.

62 medical assistant schools are in Santa Monica. Out of these, while 13 schools are public, 49 schools are private. Private medical assistant school tuition is $11,300.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $11,300.

Santa Monica schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for medical assistant students.

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

On average, 7,674 students graduate from programs in this municipality in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 44% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 9,474 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 60 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 136 with a master's level degree.

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

  • Certificate 2006: 5987
  • Certificate 2007: 5144
  • Certificate 2008: 5445
  • Certificate 2009: 6316
  • Certificate 2010: 9474
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 25
  • Associate 2008: 48
  • Associate 2009: 40
  • Associate 2010: 60
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 127
  • Master 2009: 140
  • Master 2010: 136

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Santa Monica, California

Schools in Santa Monica offer a total of 95 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 84.2% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Santa Monica, California

  • Certificate: 80
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24850
  • 25th Percentile: 29170
  • Median: 35690
  • 75th Percentile: 45780
  • 90th Percentile: 60250

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20510
  • 25th Percentile: 23650
  • Median: 29230
  • 75th Percentile: 35930
  • 90th Percentile: 43070

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: 29960
  • Median Salary 2007: 30900
  • Median Salary 2008: 32910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33970
  • Median Salary 2010: 35690
  • Total Employed 2006: 3850
  • Total Employed 2007: 4540
  • Total Employed 2008: 4280
  • Total Employed 2009: 4410
  • Total Employed 2010: 5190

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29950
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 29600
  • Median Salary 2009: 28580
  • Median Salary 2010: 29230
  • Total Employed 2006: 15140
  • Total Employed 2007: 15970
  • Total Employed 2008: 20760
  • Total Employed 2009: 21970
  • Total Employed 2010: 24150

Santa Monica vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Santa Monica vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Santa Monica: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in Santa Monica, California

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1. Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
(310) 434-4000

Founded in 1929, Santa Monica College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Monica, CA. This college is the 14th biggest institution in the state of California. This college offers students 42 certificates and 42 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 31,118 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this college. It offers subjects including bookkeeping and entrepreneurship. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.