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Medical Assistant Schools in Georgia

There are 45 Georgia schools offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 4,092 students graduated from programs at Georgia medical assistant schools. 3,628 of all these students graduated with certificates and 289 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,165 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 2% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 3,628 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 289 with an associate's level degree, and 175 with a degree at the master's level.

45 medical assistant schools are located in this state. And of these, 28 schools are public, while 17 schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $14,227 to $39,158, while public medical assistant school tuition varies from $2,522 to $4,566.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $23,265. While the highest tuition for programs in medical assisting, which is $39,158 every year, is at Emory University, the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $2,522 each year, is at Dalton State College.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees in medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,165 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 2% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 3,628 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 289 with an associate's level degree, and 175 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1829
  • Certificate 2007: 1867
  • Certificate 2008: 2069
  • Certificate 2009: 2457
  • Certificate 2010: 3628
  • Associate 2006: 53
  • Associate 2007: 66
  • Associate 2008: 70
  • Associate 2009: 149
  • Associate 2010: 289
  • Master 2006: 93
  • Master 2007: 80
  • Master 2008: 100
  • Master 2009: 137
  • Master 2010: 175

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 71 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, 69% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 49
  • Associate: 18
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20250
  • 25th Percentile: 24260
  • Median: 29600
  • 75th Percentile: 38280
  • 90th Percentile: 49360

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20410
  • 25th Percentile: 24570
  • Median: 28210
  • 75th Percentile: 32690
  • 90th Percentile: 37530

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: 26590
  • Median Salary 2007: 27080
  • Median Salary 2008: 27540
  • Median Salary 2009: 27920
  • Median Salary 2010: 29600
  • Total Employed 2006: 4320
  • Total Employed 2007: 4420
  • Total Employed 2008: 4240
  • Total Employed 2009: 4330
  • Total Employed 2010: 4640

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27610
  • Median Salary 2008: 27980
  • Median Salary 2009: 28140
  • Median Salary 2010: 28210
  • Total Employed 2006: 12200
  • Total Employed 2007: 13470
  • Total Employed 2008: 13650
  • Total Employed 2009: 14110
  • Total Employed 2010: 14870

Georgia vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Georgia vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.790% (19510)

Medical Assistant Schools in Georgia

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 5,988 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at DSC.

2. Okefenokee Technical College

1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
(912) 287-6584

Okefenokee Technical College offers one medical assistant program and it is in Waycross, GA. 1,680 students pursue degrees in 45 programs at this school, overall.

3. The Omnitech Institute

4319 Covington Hwy Ste 212
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 602-5700x5721

The Omnitech Institute is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this school offers one medical assistant program. 94 students pursue degrees in four Omnitech Institute programs, overall.

4. The Lincoln College of Technology - Marietta

2359 Windy Hill Road
Marietta, GA 30067
(770) 226-0056

The Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by this school and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This technical college is located in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

5. Everest Institute - Decatur

2460 Wesley Chapel Rd- Ste 25A
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 327-8787x137

Everest Institute-Decatur offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. This school is in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. Gwinnett College - Sandy Springs

6690 Roswell Road NE Ste. 2200
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(770) 457-2021

Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit institution.

7. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Warner Robins, GA. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

8. Iverson Business School

6685 Peachtree Industrial
Atlanta, GA 30360
(770) 446-1333

Iverson Business School is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This vocational school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

9. Bauder College

384 Northyards Blvd.- Suite 190
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 237-7573

Bauder College, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. Overall, 946 students seek degrees in 11 Bauder College programs.

10. Brown Mackie College - Atlanta

4370 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 799-4500

Brown Mackie College-Atlanta is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. It offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

11. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College, which is near Rome, is located in a rural area and it offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This public school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

12. Gwinnett College - Lilburn

4230 Hwy 29 Ste 11
Lilburn, GA 30047-3447
(770) 381-7200

Gwinnett College-Lilburn is in the suburbs of Lilburn, Georgia. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree.

13. Everest Institute - Norcross

1750 Beaver Ruin Rd-Ste 500
Norcross, GA 30093
(770) 921-1085

Everest Institute-Norcross offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. It is located in the suburbs of Norcross, Georgia. 901 students pursue degrees in five programs at this school, overall.

14. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University offers one medical assistant program and GHSU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Augusta, GA. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in medical assisting.

15. Sandersville Technical College

1189 Deepstep Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 553-2050

Sandersville Technical College is located in Sandersville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

16. The American Professional Institute

1980 Riverside Dr
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 314-4444

The American Professional Institute offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. Overall, 1,662 students seek degrees in eight American Professional Institute programs.

17. Medix College

2108 Cobb Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080-7630
(770) 980-0002

Medix College offers four programs in medical assisting. Out of those, it offers students two medical assistant certificates and two associate's level degrees in medical assisting. This very small school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Smyrna, GA. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

18. South Georgia Technical College

900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709
(229) 931-2394

South Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Americus, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one program in medical assisting. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in medical assisting.

19. Anthem College - Atlanta

2450 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(678) 279-7000

Anthem College-Atlanta is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2010. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including information systems and dental assisting. This school offers students five associates level degrees. In 2010, 33 students sought degrees from the five programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

20. The Sanford-Brown College - Atlanta

1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 576-4498

The Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta offers one program in medical assisting.

21. Bainbridge College

2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(866) 825-1715

Bainbridge College offers four medical assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it and two associate's level medical assisting degrees. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public school is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

22. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

23. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College is in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This technical college is a public 2-year institution.

24. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College offers one program in medical assisting and it is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution.

25. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rome, GA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This school is a public 2-year institution.

26. North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-7700

North Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Clarkesville, Georgia, is in a rural area and this school offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

27. Everest Institute - Jonesboro

6431 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236-1214
(770) 603-0000

Everest Institute-Jonesboro offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by this school. This school is located in the suburbs of Jonesboro, Georgia. 929 students seek degrees in six Everest Institute-Jonesboro programs, overall.

28. Dekalb Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
(404) 297-9522x1127

Dekalb Technical College is in the suburbs of Clarkston, Georgia and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.

29. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Macon, GA and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

30. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College, which is near Statesboro, is located in a rural setting and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

31. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-2100

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is in the suburbs of Valdosta, Georgia and this school offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

32. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers one medical assistant certificate to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This mid-sized school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Macon, GA. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.

33. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College offers one program in medical assisting and this school is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This technical college is a public 2-year institution.

34. Southeastern Technical College

3001 E First St
Vidalia, GA 30474
(912) 538-3100

Southeastern Technical College is in Vidalia, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in medical assisting. 1,995 students pursue degrees in 56 Southeastern Technical College programs, overall.

35. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is located in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. Claton State offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

36. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia and this school offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

37. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. This technical college ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

38. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is 3.8 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Georgia.

39. Moultrie Technical College

800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie, GA 31788
(229) 891-7000

Moultrie Technical College offers three medical assistant programs. Specifically, this school offers students two medical assistant certificates and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This school is located in Moultrie, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

40. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. This school offers three programs in medical assisting. It offers students three certificates in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

41. Southwest Georgia Technical College

15689 US Hwy 19 N
Thomasville, GA 31792-9960
(229) 225-4096

Southwest Georgia Technical College is in Thomasville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

42. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College offers one medical assistant program and it is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 5,055 students seek degrees in 65 programs at this technical college.

43. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and it offers one program in medical assisting. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Georgia.

44. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College offers one medical assistant program and this school, which is very close to Waco, Georgia, is located in a rural area. This mid-sized school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering medical assisting.