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Medical Assistant Schools in Illinois

There are 57 schools in the state of Illinois offering medical assistant programs. 5,307 students graduated with degrees from Illinois medical assistant schools in 2010. 4,706 of all these students graduated with certificates and 415 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,300 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 4,706 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 415 with a degree at the associate's level, and 186 with a degree at the master's level.

57 medical assistant schools are located in this Great Lakes state. And out of these, 33 schools are private, while 24 schools are public. Tuition at a public medical assistant school is $10,468, while private medical assistant school tuition varies from $13,200 to $24,742.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $14,870. While the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $24,742 every year, is at the University of St Francis, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,468 each year, is at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,300 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 4,706 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 415 with a degree at the associate's level, and 186 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3054
  • Certificate 2007: 2894
  • Certificate 2008: 2726
  • Certificate 2009: 3093
  • Certificate 2010: 4706
  • Associate 2006: 498
  • Associate 2007: 451
  • Associate 2008: 378
  • Associate 2009: 398
  • Associate 2010: 415
  • Bachelor 2006: 51
  • Bachelor 2007: 27
  • Bachelor 2008: 21
  • Bachelor 2009: 21
  • Bachelor 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 133
  • Master 2007: 138
  • Master 2008: 169
  • Master 2009: 163
  • Master 2010: 186

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 87 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, about 67.8% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 59
  • Associate: 23
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22070
  • 25th Percentile: 26160
  • Median: 31680
  • 75th Percentile: 40890
  • 90th Percentile: 52800

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20950
  • 25th Percentile: 24660
  • Median: 29200
  • 75th Percentile: 35170
  • 90th Percentile: 41450

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: 26860
  • Median Salary 2007: 28480
  • Median Salary 2008: 31150
  • Median Salary 2009: 31430
  • Median Salary 2010: 31680
  • Total Employed 2006: 8700
  • Total Employed 2007: 8090
  • Total Employed 2008: 7280
  • Total Employed 2009: 6880
  • Total Employed 2010: 7090

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27420
  • Median Salary 2007: 28070
  • Median Salary 2008: 28840
  • Median Salary 2009: 29240
  • Median Salary 2010: 29200
  • Total Employed 2006: 12200
  • Total Employed 2007: 13280
  • Total Employed 2008: 16100
  • Total Employed 2009: 15640
  • Total Employed 2010: 17350

Illinois vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Illinois vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.495% (24440)

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1. Midwestern University - Downers Grove

555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515-5514
(630) 969-4400

Midwestern University-Downers Grove offers one medical assistant program and this school is in the suburbs of Downers Grove, Illinois. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in medical assisting.

2. The Illinois School of Health Careers

11 East Adams St. Ste 200
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 913-1230

The Illinois School of Health Careers is located in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in medical assisting. 180 students pursue degrees in three Illinois School of Health Careers programs, overall.

3. CET - Chicago

100 N Western- 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(408) 287-7924

CET-Chicago offers one program in medical assisting and this school is near the center of the city. Overall, 562 students seek degrees in four CET-Chicago programs.

4. Danville Area Community College

2000 E Main St
Danville, IL 61832-5118
(217) 443-3222

Danville Area Community College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by this community college and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

5. Brown Mackie College - Quad Cities

1527 47th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 762-2100

Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Moline, IL. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, this very small school offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree.

6. The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 578-3000

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the suburbs of North Chicago, Illinois. This specialized school is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. Rosalind Franklin is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting.

7. The Citi College of Allied Health

134 N LaSalle St Ste 720
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 236-9000

The Citi College of Allied Health offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the center of Chicago.

8. Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511

Sauk Valley Community College offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is located in Dixon, IL. This college is a public 2-year institution.

9. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
(312) 850-7000

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is near the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. It offers two associate's level degrees in medical assisting to students. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

10. The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

5440 Fargo Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 324-5588x18

The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute offers one medical assistant program and this school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Skokie, IL. Overall, 673 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this technical college.

11. Everest College - North Aurora

150 S Lincolnway #100
North Aurora, IL 60542
(630) 896-2140

Everest College-North Aurora is located in the suburbs of North Aurora, Illinois. It offers two medical assistant programs. This school offers students two certificates in medical assisting. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

12. Vatterott College - Quincy

3609 North Marx Drive
Quincy, IL 62305
(800) 438-5621

Vatterott College-Quincy offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by this school and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting.

13. Coyne College

330 North Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607-1300
(773) 577-8100

Coyne College, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers three programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers two certificates in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

14. Everest College - Chicago

247 South State Street #400
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 913-1616

Everest College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers students two medical assistant certificates. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. This vocational school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

15. Everest College - Skokie

9811 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077-1074
(847) 470-0277

Everest College-Skokie is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers students two certificates in medical assisting. Overall, 1,125 students seek degrees in five Everest College-Skokie programs.

16. The Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

280 High Point Ln
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 427-2750

The Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria is in the suburbs of East Peoria, Illinois and it offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 560 students seek degrees in eight programs at this vocational school.

17. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College, which is several miles from Ullin, is located in a rural setting. It offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

18. Northwestern College - Southwestern

7725 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(888) 205-2283

Northwestern College-Southwestern offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is located in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois.

19. Everest College - Merrionette Park

11560 S. Kedzie
Merrionette Park, IL 60803
(708) 239-0055

Everest College-Merrionette Park is located in the suburbs of Merrionette Park, Illinois. It offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers students two certificates in medical assisting. 987 students seek degrees in six Everest College-Merrionette Park programs, overall.

20. The CALC Institute of Technology

235a E Center Dr
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 474-0616

The CALC Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Alton, Illinois and it offers one program in medical assisting. This technical college is a for-profit institution.

21. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Lincoln Trail College

11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College offers one medical assistant program and this college is located in town of Robinson, Illinois. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

22. The Illinois School of Health Careers - O'Hare

8750 W Bryn Mawr Ste 300
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 458-1111

The Illinois School of Health Careers-O'Hare offers one program in medical assisting and it is near Chicago, IL. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

23. The Lincoln College of Technology - Melrose Park

8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160-1605
(708) 344-4700

The Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park offers one medical assistant program and Lincoln Tech is located in the suburbs of Melrose Park, Illinois. It is one of 8 technical colleges in Illinois.

24. Everest College - Burr Ridge

6880 N Frontage Rd-Ste 400
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 920-1102

Everest College-Burr Ridge is in the suburbs of Burr Ridge, Illinois. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. This vocational school offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. It is a for-profit institution.

25. The Sanford-Brown College - Collinsville

1101 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234-6108
(618) 344-5600

The Sanford-Brown College-Collinsville is located in the suburbs of Collinsville, Illinois and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

26. The BIR Training Center

3601 W Devon Ste 210
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 866-0111x12

The BIR Training Center offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. This school is a for-profit institution.

27. The College of Office Technology

1520 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642-3312
(773) 278-0042x11

The College of Office Technology, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

28. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628-1696
(773) 291-6100

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 4,868 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this college.

29. The Sanford-Brown College - Hillside

4600 Roosevelt Rd
Hillside, IL 60162
(708) 836-3200

The Sanford-Brown College-Hillside is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Hillside, Illinois. This school is one of several campuses. Students are offered four certificates by this school. 255 students sought degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including health information and ultrasound technology. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

30. Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616

Rockford Career College is 3.5 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, this vocational school offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

31. The National Latino Education Institute

2011 W Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60609-2205
(773) 247-0707x200

The National Latino Education Institute, which is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and this school offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

32. The Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

2731 Farmers Market Road
Springfield, IL 62707
(217) 527-8324

The Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield offers one program in medical assisting and it is near the center of the city. It is a for-profit institution.

33. SOLEX College

350 E Dundee Rd Ste 200
Wheeling, IL 60090-3104
(847) 229-9595

SOLEX College offers one medical assistant program and it is in the suburbs of Wheeling, Illinois. Overall, 1,006 students seek degrees in four programs at this school.

34. Fox College Inc

6640 S. Cicero
Bedford Park, IL 60638
(708) 444-4500

Fox College Inc is located in the suburbs of Bedford Park, Illinois. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, this very small school offers students one medical assistant certificate and one associate's level medical assisting degree.

35. Rasmussen College - Illinois

6000 East State Street- 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108-2513
(815) 316-4800

Rasmussen College-Illinois is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 4.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rockford, IL. It offers subjects such as web design and business management. Students are offered five certificates, 14 associates level degrees, and one bachelors level degree by this school. 2,193 students sought degrees from the 17 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

36. Midstate College

411 W Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614-3595
(309) 692-4092

Midstate College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Peoria, IL and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in medical assisting.

37. The Sanford-Brown College - Tinley Park

8525 West 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL 60487
(708) 871-2035

The Sanford-Brown College-Tinley Park is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is in Tinley Park, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects including healthcare and allied health. It offers students four certificates. 209 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

38. Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253

Lake Land College is located in town of Mattoon, Illinois and it offers one program in medical assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

39. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. SIUC offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, it offers students one medical assistant degree at the bachelor's level and one degree at the master's level in medical assisting. Overall, 20,037 students pursue degrees in 218 SIUC programs. SIUC is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

40. The University of St Francis

500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435-6188
(815) 740-3360

The University of St Francis, which is near the center of the city, is in Joliet, IL and this school offers one medical assistant program. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assistant programs.

41. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. This college offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

42. Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518

Carl Sandburg College offers two programs in medical assisting. This college offers students two certificates in medical assisting. This college, which is very close to Galesburg, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

43. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College is in Carterville, IL. It offers three medical assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

44. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College offers one medical assistant program and this college, which is just a few miles from Centralia, is in a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

45. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College is located in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. 13,221 students pursue degrees in 100 Southwestern Illinois College programs, overall. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting.

46. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

47. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, IL and this college offers one medical assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.

48. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. It offers three programs in medical assisting. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by this school and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting.

49. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Champaign, IL and this college offers one medical assistant program. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

50. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Northwestern College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, this small school offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This liberal arts college is a for-profit 2-year institution.

51. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is located in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

52. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by it. It is located in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois. Overall, 17,387 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this community college. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

53. Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assisting.

54. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Robert Morris University Illinois is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by it and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This mid-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering medical assistant programs.

55. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College offers one program in medical assisting and it is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in medical assisting.

56. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College offers one medical assistant program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Rockford, IL. It is a public 2-year institution.

57. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by it. 10,428 students seek degrees in 80 programs at this community college, overall.

58. Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
(309) 796-5000

Black Hawk College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Moline, IL and this college offers one medical assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.