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Medical Assistant Schools in Maine

There are 12 Maine schools offering medical assistant programs. 515 students graduated with degrees from Maine medical assistant schools in 2010. 279 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 191 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 445 students graduate from programs in this state in medical assisting per year. Specifically, 191 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 279 with a degree at the associate's level, and 45 with a degree at the master's level.

12 medical assistant schools are located in this state. Of these, while five schools are private, seven schools are public. While public medical assistant school tuition is $7,125, tuition at a private medical assistant school is $29,330.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $21,198. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $29,330 each year, is at the University of New England, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,125 per year, is at the University of Maine at Augusta.

Maine schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for medical assistant students.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

On average, 445 students graduate from programs in this state in medical assisting per year. Specifically, 191 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 279 with a degree at the associate's level, and 45 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 107
  • Certificate 2007: 85
  • Certificate 2008: 117
  • Certificate 2009: 142
  • Certificate 2010: 191
  • Associate 2006: 152
  • Associate 2007: 146
  • Associate 2008: 214
  • Associate 2009: 224
  • Associate 2010: 279
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 38
  • Master 2008: 45
  • Master 2009: 41
  • Master 2010: 45

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Maine

Schools in this state offer a total of 18 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, about 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Maine

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 12
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21110
  • 25th Percentile: 24610
  • Median: 29740
  • 75th Percentile: 37640
  • 90th Percentile: 45770

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23650
  • 25th Percentile: 26180
  • Median: 29320
  • 75th Percentile: 33800
  • 90th Percentile: 38540

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: 28140
  • Median Salary 2007: 29180
  • Median Salary 2008: 29450
  • Median Salary 2009: 28890
  • Median Salary 2010: 29740
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26880
  • Median Salary 2007: 27610
  • Median Salary 2008: 28510
  • Median Salary 2009: 29040
  • Median Salary 2010: 29320
  • Total Employed 2006: 1810
  • Total Employed 2007: 1970
  • Total Employed 2008: 2120
  • Total Employed 2009: 2270
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Maine vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Maine vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.470% (3290)

Medical Assistant Schools in Maine

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1. Northern Maine Community College

33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2016
(207) 768-2700

Northern Maine Community College offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two associate's level degrees in medical assisting to students. It is located in Presque Isle, ME. Overall, 1,116 students pursue degrees in 35 Northern Maine Community College programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in medical assisting.

2. The Seacoast Career Schools - Sanford

One Eagle Dr Ste 1
Sanford, ME 4073
(207) 490-0509

The Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford, which is only a few miles from Sanford, is located in a rural area and this school offers one medical assistant program. This school is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Maine offering medical assisting.

3. Kaplan University - Maine

265 Western Ave
S Portland, ME 04106-2415
(207) 774-6126

Kaplan University-Maine, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in S Portland, ME and it offers one medical assistant program. 1,373 students pursue degrees in ten programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, KU ranks seventh in the state of Maine.

4. The University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330-9410
(207) 621-3000

The University of Maine at Augusta offers one medical assistant program. This school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Maine. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in medical assisting.

5. Washington County Community College

One College Drive
Calais, ME 4619
(207) 454-1000

Washington County Community College is in Calais, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Maine offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

6. The University of New England

11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599
(207) 283-0171

The University of New England offers one medical assistant program and UNE, which is near the center of the city, is located in Biddeford, ME. Overall, 5,168 students seek degrees in 50 programs at this university. It is the biggest institution in the state of Maine offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

7. Central Maine Community College

1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210-6498
(207) 755-5100

Central Maine Community College is in Auburn, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Maine offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

8. Eastern Maine Community College

354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 974-4600

Eastern Maine Community College, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME and it offers one medical assistant program. 2,151 students pursue degrees in 48 Eastern Maine Community College programs, overall. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

9. The InterCoast Career Institute - South Portland

207 Gannett Dr
South Portland, ME 4106
(207) 822-9802

The InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland is in South Portland, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in medical assisting.

10. Beal College

99 Farm Road
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 947-4591

Beal College, which is near the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME. It offers two medical assistant programs. This college offers two associate's level degrees in medical assisting to students. Overall, 552 students seek degrees in 11 programs at this college.

11. Kennebec Valley Community College

92 Western Ave
Fairfield, ME 04937-1367
(207) 453-5000

Kennebec Valley Community College is located in town of Fairfield, Maine. This college offers three medical assistant programs. Of those, it offers one medical assistant certificate to students and two associate's level degrees in medical assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fourth in the state of Maine.

12. Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 04106-1698
(207) 741-5500

Southern Maine Community College, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in South Portland, ME. It offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, this community college offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. 7,010 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this community college, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in medical assisting.