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Medical Assistant Schools in Missouri

There are 40 schools in the state of Missouri offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 2,603 students graduated with degrees from Missouri medical assistant schools. 2,042 of all these students graduated with certificates and 382 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

2,100 students graduate from programs in Missouri in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 2,042 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 382 with an associate's level degree, and 179 with a master's level degree.

40 medical assistant schools are located in this state. And out of these, while nine schools are public, 31 schools are private. While tuition at a public medical assistant school is $6,276, private medical assistant school tuition varies from $10,578 to $32,656.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $16,159. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $32,656 per year, is at Saint Louis University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,276 each year, is at Missouri State University-Springfield.

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

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

2,100 students graduate from programs in Missouri in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 2,042 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 382 with an associate's level degree, and 179 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 993
  • Certificate 2007: 1102
  • Certificate 2008: 1089
  • Certificate 2009: 1080
  • Certificate 2010: 2042
  • Associate 2006: 293
  • Associate 2007: 284
  • Associate 2008: 326
  • Associate 2009: 287
  • Associate 2010: 382
  • Master 2006: 132
  • Master 2007: 154
  • Master 2008: 182
  • Master 2009: 171
  • Master 2010: 179

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Missouri

Missouri schools offer a total of 54 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 57.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Missouri

  • Certificate: 31
  • Associate: 20
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21060
  • 25th Percentile: 24750
  • Median: 30390
  • 75th Percentile: 38460
  • 90th Percentile: 49150

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18700
  • 25th Percentile: 21620
  • Median: 25760
  • 75th Percentile: 30450
  • 90th Percentile: 36720

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: 25400
  • Median Salary 2007: 26930
  • Median Salary 2008: 28390
  • Median Salary 2009: 29490
  • Median Salary 2010: 30390
  • Total Employed 2006: 5160
  • Total Employed 2007: 5140
  • Total Employed 2008: 4480
  • Total Employed 2009: 4050
  • Total Employed 2010: 3750

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24390
  • Median Salary 2007: 24730
  • Median Salary 2008: 25770
  • Median Salary 2009: 25640
  • Median Salary 2010: 25760
  • Total Employed 2006: 6950
  • Total Employed 2007: 7640
  • Total Employed 2008: 8130
  • Total Employed 2009: 8160
  • Total Employed 2010: 8300

Missouri vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Missouri vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 1.723% (12050)

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1. Vatterott College - St Charles

3550 W. Clay Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 940-4102

Vatterott College-St Charles offers one program in medical assisting and this school is in the suburbs of St. Charles, Missouri.

2. Concorde Career College - Kansas City

3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111-2407
(816) 531-5223

Concorde Career College-Kansas City offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This vocational school is near the heart of downtown. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

3. The Sanford-Brown College - Fenton

1345 Smizer Mill Road
Fenton, MO 63026-3400
(636) 651-1600

The Sanford-Brown College-Fenton offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, students are offered one medical assistant certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This very small school is in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Missouri.

4. Vatterott College - Kansas City

8955 E 38th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 861-1000

Vatterott College-Kansas City offers one medical assistant program and this school is near the center of the city. Overall, 977 students seek degrees in 16 Vatterott College-Kansas City programs.

5. The Sanford-Brown College - St Peters

100 Richmond Center Blvd
St. Peters, MO 63376
(636) 696-2300

The Sanford-Brown College-St Peters offers one program in medical assisting and this school is in the suburbs of St. Peters, Missouri. 748 students seek degrees in 11 Sanford-Brown College-St Peters programs, overall.

6. State Fair Community College

3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301-2199
(660) 530-5800x7217

State Fair Community College, which is very close to Sedalia, Missouri, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 4,823 students seek degrees in 34 State Fair Community College programs.

7. Hickey College

940 Westport Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63146
(314) 434-2212x125

Hickey College is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in medical assisting.

8. Vatterott College - Saint Joseph

3131 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 364-5399

Vatterott College-Saint Joseph, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in St. Joseph, MO and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

9. Brown Mackie College - St Louis

#2 Soccer Park Rd
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 651-3290

Brown Mackie College-St Louis is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. It is one of several campuses. This school offers students five certificates, 13 degrees at the associates level, and four bachelors level degrees. 255 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as law and allied health. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

10. Vatterott College - Springfield

3850 South Campbell
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 831-8116

Vatterott College-Springfield is near the heart of downtown. It offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, this school offers students one medical assistant certificate and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. Overall, 516 students seek degrees in 15 programs at this school.

11. The Kirksville Area Technical Center

1103 S Cottage Grove
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 665-2865

The Kirksville Area Technical Center offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

12. The Midwest Institute

10910 Manchester Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 965-8363

The Midwest Institute is located in the suburbs of Kirkwood, Missouri and this school offers one program in medical assisting.

13. National American University - Zona Rosa

7490 NW 87th Street
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 412-5500

Founded in 2005, National American University-Zona Rosa is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is near Kansas City, MO. It is one of several campuses. NAU offers subjects such as medical coding, business, and medical assisting. Students are offered one certificate, ten degrees at the associates level, and seven bachelors level degrees by this school. In 2010, 509 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at NAU. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

14. Moberly Area Community College

101 College Ave
Moberly, MO 65270-1304
(660) 263-4110

Moberly Area Community College offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one associate's level medical assisting degree. 5,446 students seek degrees in 45 programs at this college, overall. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assistant programs.

15. Bryan University - Springfield

4255 Nature Center Way
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 862-5700

Bryan University-Springfield is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in medical assisting.

16. Everest College - Earth City

3420 Rider Trail South
Earth City, MO 63045
(314) 739-7333

Everest College-Earth City offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers students two certificates in medical assisting. This vocational school is in the suburbs of Earth City, Missouri. It is one of 70 vocational schools in Missouri.

17. The St Louis College of Health Careers - Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 529-0000

The St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton offers one medical assistant program and this school is located in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

18. The Rolla Technical Institute

1304 E 10th St
Rolla, MO 65401
(573) 458-0160x16008

The Rolla Technical Institute offers one medical assistant program. It is one of 10 technical colleges in Missouri.

19. A T Still University of Health Sciences

800 W Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 626-2121

A T Still University of Health Sciences is located in Kirksville, MO and ATSU offers one program in medical assisting. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. ATSU is the third biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assisting.

20. The Metro Business College - Rolla

1202 E Hwy 72
Rolla, MO 65401
(573) 364-8464

The Metro Business College-Rolla offers one program in medical assisting.

21. Vatterott College - Sunset Hills

12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
Sunset Hills, MO 63127-1516
(314) 843-4200

Vatterott College-Sunset Hills offers one medical assistant program and this school is located in the suburbs of Sunset Hills, Missouri. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

22. Everest College - Springfield

1010 W Sunshine
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 864-7220

Everest College-Springfield offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. This school is 2.0 miles from the center of the city. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assisting.

23. The Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau

1732 N Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 334-9181

The Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau offers one medical assistant program. 185 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall.

24. Jefferson College

1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050-2440
(636) 797-3000

Jefferson College is located in Hillsboro, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one medical assistant program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

25. National American University - Independence

3620 Arrowhead Avenue
Independence, MO 64057
(816) 412-7700

National American University-Independence is in the suburbs of Independence, Missouri and NAU offers one medical assistant program. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assistant programs.

26. The Texas County Technical Institute

6915 S Hwy 63
Houston, MO 65483
(417) 967-5466

The Texas County Technical Institute is located in Houston, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is a 2-year institution.

27. Franklin Technology - MSSU

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
(417) 659-4400

Franklin Technology-MSSU offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Joplin, MO. It is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assisting.

28. The Metro Business College - Jefferson City

1407 Southwest Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(573) 635-6600

The Metro Business College-Jefferson City is near the center of the city and it offers one medical assistant program.

29. Missouri College

1405 South Hanley Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
(314) 768-7800

Missouri College offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers two medical assistant certificates to students. It is located in the suburbs of Brentwood, Missouri. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in medical assisting.

30. The Metro Business College - Arnold

2132 Tenbrook Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 296-9300

The Metro Business College-Arnold is in the suburbs of Arnold, Missouri and it offers one program in medical assisting.

31. North Central Missouri College

1301 Main St
Trenton, MO 64683
(660) 359-3948x1418

North Central Missouri College is located in town of Trenton, Missouri. It offers two medical assistant programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assisting.

32. The Sanford-Brown College - Hazelwood

75 Village Square
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 687-2900x2962

The Sanford-Brown College-Hazelwood is in the suburbs of Hazelwood, Missouri. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. Overall, 983 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school.

33. Missouri State University - Springfield

901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

Missouri State University-Springfield is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in medical assisting. MSU is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in medical assisting.

34. Saint Louis University

One Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103-2097
(314) 977-2222

Saint Louis University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Louis, MO and it offers one medical assistant program. It is a 4-year research institution. SLU ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

35. The St Louis College of Health Careers - St Louis

909 South Taylor Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-0300

The St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in St. Louis, MO and it offers one program in medical assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

36. Vatterott College - Berkeley

8580 Evans Avenue
Berkeley, MO 63134
(314) 264-1000x1020

Vatterott College-Berkeley offers one medical assistant program and this school is located in the suburbs of Berkeley, Missouri.

37. Crowder College

601 Laclede Ave
Neosho, MO 64850
(417) 451-3223x5536

Crowder College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1963. It is located in Neosho, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers 15 certificates and 66 associates level degrees to students. 5,219 students sought degrees from the 74 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects such as business administration, medical assisting, and veterinary assisting. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Missouri.

38. East Central College

1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, MO 63084
(636) 583-5193

East Central College is located in Union, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one medical assistant program. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Missouri. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering medical assisting.

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