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Medical Assistant Schools in Louisiana

There are 30 Louisiana schools offering medical assistant programs. 1,638 students graduated from programs at Louisiana medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,523 of all these students graduated with certificates and 58 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,285 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Louisiana, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 1,523 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 58 with a degree at the associate's level, 29 with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

30 medical assistant schools are located in this southern state. Of these, while 21 schools are private, nine schools are public.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is the cost. The lowest tuition in this state is at Our Lady of the Lake College, while the highest tuition for programs in medical assisting, which is the cost per year, is at Herzing University-Kenner.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

1,285 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Louisiana, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 1,523 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 58 with a degree at the associate's level, 29 with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 701
  • Certificate 2007: 827
  • Certificate 2008: 830
  • Certificate 2009: 922
  • Certificate 2010: 1523
  • Associate 2006: 50
  • Associate 2007: 36
  • Associate 2008: 48
  • Associate 2009: 50
  • Associate 2010: 58
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 29
  • Bachelor 2008: 35
  • Bachelor 2009: 33
  • Bachelor 2010: 29
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 28

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of 38 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 78.9% 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 Louisiana

  • Certificate: 30
  • Associate: 5
  • 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: 18010
  • 25th Percentile: 21760
  • Median: 26990
  • 75th Percentile: 34730
  • 90th Percentile: 44290

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17400
  • 25th Percentile: 20650
  • Median: 24910
  • 75th Percentile: 29200
  • 90th Percentile: 33980

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: 21520
  • Median Salary 2007: 22090
  • Median Salary 2008: 24070
  • Median Salary 2009: 26280
  • Median Salary 2010: 26990
  • Total Employed 2006: 2270
  • Total Employed 2007: 2350
  • Total Employed 2008: 2370
  • Total Employed 2009: 2470
  • Total Employed 2010: 2470

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21100
  • Median Salary 2007: 21930
  • Median Salary 2008: 23930
  • Median Salary 2009: 24920
  • Median Salary 2010: 24910
  • Total Employed 2006: 4250
  • Total Employed 2007: 4270
  • Total Employed 2008: 4520
  • Total Employed 2009: 5460
  • Total Employed 2010: 6170

Louisiana vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Louisiana vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.235% (8640)

Medical Assistant Schools in Louisiana

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1. Camelot College

2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 928-3005

Camelot College, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is a for-profit institution.

2. Herzing University - Kenner

2500 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 733-0074

Herzing University-Kenner is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 430 students seek degrees in 13 Herzing programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assisting.

3. Delta College Inc

19231 N. 6th Street
Covington, LA 70433-8947
(985) 892-6651

Delta College Inc offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the suburbs of Covington, Louisiana. 148 students pursue degrees in six programs at this vocational school, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assistant programs.

4. Gretna Career College

1415 Whitney Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 366-5409

Gretna Career College offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, it offers one medical assistant certificate to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is located in the suburbs of Gretna, Louisiana. Overall, 151 students pursue degrees in eight Gretna Career College programs.

5. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1931. This school, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. This school offers six certificates, one degree at the associates level, six degrees at the bachelors level, 28 degrees at the masters level, and 16 degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 2,699 students pursued degrees from the 40 programs at this school. It offers subjects including forensic nursing, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

6. Capital Area Technical College - Baton Rouge

3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 359-9201

Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

7. The Eastern College of Health Vocations - New Orleans

201 Evans Rd. Bldg 400
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 736-0654

The Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans is located in the suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This school is a for-profit institution.

8. Medical Training College

10525 Plaza Americana Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-5820
(225) 926-5820

Medical Training College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 144 students seek degrees in four programs at this school.

9. Remington College - Baton Rouge

10551 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 236-3200

Remington College-Baton Rouge offers one program in medical assisting and RC is near the heart of downtown. Remington is a for-profit 2-year institution.

10. Compass Career College

42353 Deluxe Plaza- Suite 16
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 419-2050

Compass Career College is in town of Hammond, Louisiana and it offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

11. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 675-5408

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is near the center of the city. It offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in medical assisting and one medical assistant degree at the master's level. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assistant programs.

12. The American Commercial College - Shreveport

3014 Knight Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 861-2112

The American Commercial College-Shreveport offers one program in medical assisting and it is near the center of the city. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

13. Ayers Career College

8820 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71118
(318) 868-3000

Ayers Career College, which is near the center of the city, is in Shreveport, LA and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

14. Blue Cliff College - Metairie

3200 Cleary Ave
Metairie, LA 70002-5714
(504) 456-3141x2225

Blue Cliff College-Metairie is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in medical assisting.

15. The Unitech Training Academy - Houma

1227 Grand Calliou Rd
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 223-1755

The Unitech Training Academy-Houma is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

16. The Unitech Training Academy - West Monroe

111 Crosley St. Suite 4
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 651-8001

The Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe offers one program in medical assisting and it is in the suburbs of West Monroe, Louisiana. Overall, 84 students seek degrees in nine programs at this school.

17. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

814 Constable Street
Minden, LA 71055-0000
(318) 371-3035

Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two certificates in medical assisting by it. This school is in Minden, LA. Overall, 3,037 students seek degrees in 41 Northwest Louisiana Technical College programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

18. The Unitech Training Academy - Lafayette

3605 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 988-6764

The Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette offers one program in medical assisting and this school is near the center of the city. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

19. Acadiana Technical College - Lafayette

1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506-4909
(337) 262-5962

Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette offers three medical assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This school is near the center of the city. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

20. Northshore Technical College - Sullivan Main

1710 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 732-6640x100

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main is in Bogalusa, LA and this school offers one program in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assisting.

21. Career Technical College - Monroe

2319 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-2889

Career Technical College-Monroe is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 775 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this technical college. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

22. The Delta College of Arts & Technology

7380 Exchange Place
Baton Rouge, LA 70806-1529
(225) 928-7770

The Delta College of Arts & Technology offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. Overall, 635 students pursue degrees in six Delta College of Arts & Technology programs.

23. Remington College - Shreveport

2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA 71118
(318) 671-4000

Remington College-Shreveport is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 431 students seek degrees in five Remington programs.

24. Blue Cliff College - Alexandria

1505 Metro Dr Ste 1
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 445-2778

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in medical assisting. 354 students seek degrees in five programs at this school, overall.

25. The Medvance Institute - Baton Rouge

9255 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1908
(225) 248-1015

The Medvance Institute-Baton Rouge offers one medical assistant program and it is near the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

26. Remington College - Lafayette

303 Rue Louis XIV
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 981-4010

Remington College-Lafayette is 3.8 miles from the center of the city and RC offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana.

27. Central Louisiana Technical College - Alexandria

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302-3137
(318) 487-5443x160

Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

28. Northeast Louisiana Technical College - Delta Ouachita

609 Vocational Pky
West Monroe, LA 71292-9064
(318) 397-6100

Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita is in West Monroe, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one medical assistant program. 1,834 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this technical college, overall.

29. South Central Louisiana Technical College - Young Memorial

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
(985) 380-2436

South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial offers one medical assistant program and it is in Morgan City, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 3,018 students seek degrees in 30 programs at this school.

30. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one master's level degree in medical assisting.

31. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This community college is located in Bossier City, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical assistant programs.

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