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Medical Assistant Schools in Nebraska

There are nine schools in the state of Nebraska offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 262 students graduated from programs at Nebraska medical assistant schools. 143 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 62 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

269 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this state, on average, per year. Specifically, 57 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, and 62 with a master's level degree.

Nine medical assistant schools are in this Great Plains state. Out of these, while four schools are public, five schools are private.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is the cost. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is the cost every year, is at Union College, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health.

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

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

269 students graduate from medical assistant programs in this state, on average, per year. Specifically, 57 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, and 62 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 59
  • Certificate 2007: 84
  • Certificate 2008: 81
  • Certificate 2009: 68
  • Certificate 2010: 57
  • Associate 2006: 131
  • Associate 2007: 158
  • Associate 2008: 129
  • Associate 2009: 124
  • Associate 2010: 143
  • Bachelor 2006: 132
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 481
  • Master 2007: 57
  • Master 2008: 66
  • Master 2009: 60
  • Master 2010: 62

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 38.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 5
  • 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: 21830
  • 25th Percentile: 26120
  • Median: 31980
  • 75th Percentile: 40090
  • 90th Percentile: 50320

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21050
  • 25th Percentile: 23740
  • Median: 27510
  • 75th Percentile: 31740
  • 90th Percentile: 36670

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: 26200
  • Median Salary 2007: 27990
  • Median Salary 2008: 28850
  • Median Salary 2009: 29990
  • Median Salary 2010: 31980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1750
  • Total Employed 2007: 1780
  • Total Employed 2008: 1770
  • Total Employed 2009: 1810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24170
  • Median Salary 2007: 25840
  • Median Salary 2008: 26470
  • Median Salary 2009: 27450
  • Median Salary 2010: 27510
  • Total Employed 2006: 3610
  • Total Employed 2007: 3100
  • Total Employed 2008: 3320
  • Total Employed 2009: 3320
  • Total Employed 2010: 3070

Nebraska vs National Medical Assistant Employment

Nebraska vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.656% (4590)

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1. Kaplan University - Lincoln

1821 K St
Lincoln, NE 68501-2826
(402) 474-5315

Kaplan University-Lincoln is 0.7 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one medical assistant program. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting.

2. Kaplan University - Omaha

5425 N. 103rd St.
Omaha, NE 68134-1002
(402) 431-6100

Kaplan University-Omaha is near the center of the city and it offers one medical assistant program. Kaplan is the second biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

3. The Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

720 North 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114-2852
(402) 354-7000

The Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE and it offers one program in medical assisting. It is the only nursing school in Nebraska. NMC is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting.

4. Central Community College

3134 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
(308) 398-4222

Central Community College is in town of Grand Island, Nebraska. This college offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

5. The University of Nebraska Medical Center

987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE 68198-7815
(402) 559-3937

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. It offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, it offers students one medical assistant degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in medical assisting. This specialized school is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Nebraska. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting.

6. Vatterott College - Spring Valley

11818 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 891-9411

Vatterott College-Spring Valley offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This school, which is 5.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assistant programs.

7. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Founded in 1971, Metropolitan Community College Area is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. It is the second largest institution in the state of Nebraska. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered 44 certificates and 57 degrees at the associates level by this community college. In 2010, 18,523 students pursued degrees from the 65 programs at this large college. It offers subjects such as practical nursing, design, and business administration. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska.

8. Union College

3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 486-2600

Union College, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Nebraska.

9. Southeast Community College Area

301south 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449
(402) 471-3333

Southeast Community College Area offers one medical assistant program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. In terms of programs, this college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering medical assisting.

10. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College is located in Norfolk, NE. This college offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, this mid-sized college offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in medical assisting.