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Medical Assistant Schools in Hammond, Indiana

There are 37 schools located around Hammond, IN offering medical assistant programs. 5,066 students graduated from programs at Hammond medical assistant schools in 2010. 4,609 of all these students graduated with certificates and 355 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,165 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this municipality each year. This accounts for approximately 21% of students who schools in the state of Indiana graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 4,609 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 355 with an associate's level degree, and 102 with a master's level degree.

37 medical assistant schools are located in Hammond. Out of these, while 28 schools are private, nine schools are public. Private medical assistant school tuition varies from $9,227 to $24,742.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $18,595. The lowest tuition in Hammond is at Brown Mackie College-Michigan City, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $24,742 per year, is at the University of St Francis.

Medical assistant schools in Hammond offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Hammond, Indiana

On average, 4,165 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this municipality each year. This accounts for approximately 21% of students who schools in the state of Indiana graduate from medical assistant programs. Out of those, 4,609 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 355 with an associate's level degree, and 102 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Hammond, Indiana

  • Certificate 2006: 3375
  • Certificate 2007: 3106
  • Certificate 2008: 2725
  • Certificate 2009: 2990
  • Certificate 2010: 4609
  • Associate 2006: 903
  • Associate 2007: 500
  • Associate 2008: 431
  • Associate 2009: 421
  • Associate 2010: 355
  • Master 2006: 82
  • Master 2007: 79
  • Master 2008: 108
  • Master 2009: 109
  • Master 2010: 102

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Hammond, Indiana

Hammond schools offer a total of 59 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, 69.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Hammond, Indiana

  • Certificate: 41
  • Associate: 16
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22480
  • 25th Percentile: 26510
  • Median: 30150
  • 75th Percentile: 36860
  • 90th Percentile: 49910

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18640
  • 25th Percentile: 22310
  • Median: 26450
  • 75th Percentile: 31880
  • 90th Percentile: 38720

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: 25880
  • Median Salary 2007: 26350
  • Median Salary 2008: 28190
  • Median Salary 2009: 29120
  • Median Salary 2010: 30150
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23150
  • Median Salary 2007: 24150
  • Median Salary 2008: 24610
  • Median Salary 2009: 24870
  • Median Salary 2010: 26450
  • Total Employed 2006: 1040
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1340
  • Total Employed 2009: 1400
  • Total Employed 2010: 1530

Hammond vs Indiana Medical Assistant Employment

Hammond vs Indiana Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Hammond: 13.131% (2030)

Medical Assistant Schools in Hammond, Indiana

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1. Kaplan College - Hammond

7833 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 844-0100

Kaplan College-Hammond, which is 41.5 miles from neighboring Carol Stream, is 1.6 miles from Hammond, IN and it is one of several campuses. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, this small school offers one medical assistant certificate to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Hammond offering medical assisting.