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Medical Assistant Schools in Independence, Missouri

There are ten schools near Independence, MO offering medical assistant programs. 713 students graduated from programs at Independence medical assistant schools in 2010. 651 of all these students graduated with certificates and 62 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 632 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for about 21% of students who Missouri schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 651 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 62 with an associate's level degree.

Ten medical assistant schools are located in Independence. Out of these, one school is public, while nine schools are private. Tuition at a public medical assistant school is $1,980, while tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $9,643 to $14,360.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $7,733. While the lowest tuition in Independence, which is $1,980 every year, is at Kansas City Kansas Community College, the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $14,360 each year, is at the Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City.

Independence schools offer certificates and associates degrees in medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Independence, Missouri

On average, 632 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for about 21% of students who Missouri schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 651 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 62 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Independence, Missouri

  • Certificate 2006: 501
  • Certificate 2007: 422
  • Certificate 2008: 458
  • Certificate 2009: 443
  • Certificate 2010: 651
  • Associate 2006: 134
  • Associate 2007: 94
  • Associate 2008: 93
  • Associate 2009: 75
  • Associate 2010: 62

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Independence, Missouri

Schools in Independence offer a total of 18 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Independence, Missouri

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 9

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22340
  • 25th Percentile: 26290
  • Median: 32250
  • 75th Percentile: 40560
  • 90th Percentile: 51550

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21210
  • 25th Percentile: 24890
  • Median: 28670
  • 75th Percentile: 33140
  • 90th Percentile: 37650

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: 27810
  • Median Salary 2007: 29610
  • Median Salary 2008: 30160
  • Median Salary 2009: 31730
  • Median Salary 2010: 32250
  • Total Employed 2006: 1770
  • Total Employed 2007: 1830
  • Total Employed 2008: 1690
  • Total Employed 2009: 1620
  • Total Employed 2010: 1550

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27370
  • Median Salary 2007: 28400
  • Median Salary 2008: 29140
  • Median Salary 2009: 28580
  • Median Salary 2010: 28670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2420
  • Total Employed 2007: 2630
  • Total Employed 2008: 3130
  • Total Employed 2009: 3250
  • Total Employed 2010: 3100

Independence vs Missouri Medical Assistant Employment

Independence vs Missouri Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Independence: 38.589% (4650)

Medical Assistant Schools in Independence, Missouri

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1. National American University - Independence

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

National American University-Independence, which is located 19.2 miles from neighboring Shawnee, is near Independence, MO and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one program in medical assisting. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Independence.