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Medical Assistant Schools in Connecticut

There are 21 Connecticut schools offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 1,771 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut medical assistant schools. 1,650 of all these students graduated with certificates and 78 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,426 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in medical assisting every year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 1,650 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 43 with a degree at the associate's level, and 78 with a degree at the master's level.

21 medical assistant schools are located in Connecticut. And out of these, three schools are public, while 18 schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $18,500 to $38,300.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $33,348. The lowest tuition in this New England state is at Goodwin College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $38,300 per year, is at Yale University.

Connecticut medical assistant schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,426 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in medical assisting every year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 1,650 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 43 with a degree at the associate's level, and 78 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 784
  • Certificate 2007: 898
  • Certificate 2008: 964
  • Certificate 2009: 1093
  • Certificate 2010: 1650
  • Associate 2006: 36
  • Associate 2007: 30
  • Associate 2008: 36
  • Associate 2009: 37
  • Associate 2010: 43
  • Master 2006: 78
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 82
  • Master 2009: 71
  • Master 2010: 78

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 32 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 75% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 24
  • Associate: 6
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26080
  • 25th Percentile: 30150
  • Median: 36140
  • 75th Percentile: 45590
  • 90th Percentile: 56130

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25080
  • 25th Percentile: 28320
  • Median: 33400
  • 75th Percentile: 39360
  • 90th Percentile: 45850

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: 34780
  • Median Salary 2007: 33300
  • Median Salary 2008: 32960
  • Median Salary 2009: 33530
  • Median Salary 2010: 36140
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1430
  • Total Employed 2008: 1620
  • Total Employed 2009: 1590
  • Total Employed 2010: 1460

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31040
  • Median Salary 2007: 31470
  • Median Salary 2008: 32670
  • Median Salary 2009: 33300
  • Median Salary 2010: 33400
  • Total Employed 2006: 4590
  • Total Employed 2007: 5290
  • Total Employed 2008: 5800
  • Total Employed 2009: 6340
  • Total Employed 2010: 5940

Connecticut vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Connecticut vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.058% (7400)

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1. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Hamden

109 Sanford St
Hamden, CT 6514
(203) 287-7300

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Hamden is located in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut and it offers one program in medical assisting. This vocational school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

2. The Stone Academy - Hamden

1315 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT 6514
(203) 288-7474

The Stone Academy-Hamden is in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut. It offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers students two medical assistant certificates. This vocational school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

3. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton

8 Progress Drive
Shelton, CT 6484
(860) 225-8641

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton is located in the suburbs of Shelton, Connecticut and it offers one program in medical assisting. Lincoln Tech is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

4. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is in Winsted, CT. This college offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by this community college and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. Overall, 1,832 students seek degrees in 39 programs at this community college. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

5. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Windsor

995 Day Hill Rd
Windsor, CT 6095
(800) 959-7599

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor is in Windsor, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one medical assistant program. This vocational school is a for-profit institution. This vocational school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

6. Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436
(860) 774-1130

Quinebaug Valley Community College, which is very close to Danielson, Connecticut, is located in a rural area. This college offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, this college offers students one medical assistant certificate and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This public college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

7. Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute - New London

470 Bank St
New London, CT 6320
(860) 443-7441

Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute-New London offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two medical assistant certificates to students. It is located in the center of New London. It is a for-profit institution.

8. The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

670 Lordship Blvd
Stratford, CT 06615-7158
(203) 375-4463

The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. This school offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. Overall, 2,743 students seek degrees in 12 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

9. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Branford

1 Summit Place
Branford, CT 06405-4103
(203) 488-2525

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford is in the suburbs of Branford, Connecticut and this school offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 567 students seek degrees in five Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford programs. In terms of programs, it is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

10. St Vincent's College

2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

St Vincent's College offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This college, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Bridgeport, CT. 585 students seek degrees in ten St Vincent's College programs, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assistant programs.

11. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington, which is very close to Southington, Connecticut, is located in a rural area. It offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by this very small school and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

12. The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford

221 W Main St
Branford, CT 6405
(203) 315-1060

The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford is in the suburbs of Branford, Connecticut and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assistant programs.

13. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Southington

35 N Main St
Southington, CT 6489
(860) 276-0600

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the suburbs of Southington, Connecticut. 653 students pursue degrees in six Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington programs, overall.

14. The Sanford-Brown College - Farmington

270 Farmington Ave- Suite 245
Farmington, CT 6032
(860) 470-0116

The Sanford-Brown College-Farmington is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science and business. Students are offered five certificates and 12 associates level degrees by it. 148 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

15. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This community college, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Hartford, CT. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

16. The American Institute - West Hartford

99 South Street
West Hartford, CT 06110-1922
(860) 947-2299

The American Institute-West Hartford offers one program in medical assisting and it is near the heart of downtown.

17. Butler Business School Inc

2710 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6604
(203) 333-3601

Butler Business School Inc offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by this school. This vocational school, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bridgeport, CT. Overall, 300 students pursue degrees in six Butler Business School Inc programs.

18. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in East Hartford, CT. Goodwin offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by Goodwin and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. 2,791 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall. This small school is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

19. The Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain

200 John Downey Dr
New Britain, CT 6051
(860) 225-8641

The Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and Lincoln Tech offers one program in medical assisting. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

20. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven and it offers one program in medical assisting. This ivy league university is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assistant programs.

21. The Stone Academy - Waterbury

101 Pierpont Rd
Waterbury, CT 6705
(860) 569-0618x208

The Stone Academy-Waterbury is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this school. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

22. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport is a 4-year institution. UB, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT. Students are offered six certificates, four associates level degrees, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 29 masters level degrees, and four degrees at the doctoral level by this school. In 2010, 5,155 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as graphic design and finance. This school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

23. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University is located in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Quinnipiac offers one medical assistant program. This medium-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering medical assisting.

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