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Medical Assistant Schools in New Mexico

There are ten schools in the state of New Mexico offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 616 students graduated with degrees from New Mexico medical assistant schools. 583 of all these students graduated with certificates and 19 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 460 students graduate from programs in New Mexico in medical assisting every year. Out of those, 583 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 19 with an associate's level degree, and 14 with a bachelor's level degree.

Ten medical assistant schools are located in this state. Of these, while five schools are private, five schools are public. While tuition at a private medical assistant school is $12,403, public medical assistant school tuition is $5,506.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $6,527. While the lowest tuition in New Mexico, which is $5,506 every year, is at the University of New Mexico, the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $12,403 per year, is at National American University-Albuquerque.

New Mexico medical assistant schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level medical assisting students sought masters level degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

On average, 460 students graduate from programs in New Mexico in medical assisting every year. Out of those, 583 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 19 with an associate's level degree, and 14 with a bachelor's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 275
  • Certificate 2007: 237
  • Certificate 2008: 280
  • Certificate 2009: 297
  • Certificate 2010: 583
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 15
  • Associate 2008: 10
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 12
  • Bachelor 2007: 13
  • Bachelor 2008: 15
  • Bachelor 2009: 14
  • Bachelor 2010: 14

Medical Assistant Program Availability in New Mexico

Schools in this state offer a total of 15 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 60% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in New Mexico

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19870
  • 25th Percentile: 23240
  • Median: 30670
  • 75th Percentile: 39030
  • 90th Percentile: 46590

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19990
  • 25th Percentile: 23180
  • Median: 27340
  • 75th Percentile: 31870
  • 90th Percentile: 36410

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: 24740
  • Median Salary 2007: 28110
  • Median Salary 2008: 29140
  • Median Salary 2009: 29800
  • Median Salary 2010: 30670
  • Total Employed 2006: 1190
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1070
  • Total Employed 2009: 1020
  • Total Employed 2010: 1290

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23110
  • Median Salary 2007: 25650
  • Median Salary 2008: 25890
  • Median Salary 2009: 26090
  • Median Salary 2010: 27340
  • Total Employed 2006: 3120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2850
  • Total Employed 2008: 3370
  • Total Employed 2009: 3570
  • Total Employed 2010: 4260

New Mexico vs National Medical Assistant Employment

New Mexico vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in New Mexico: 0.794% (5550)

Medical Assistant Schools in New Mexico

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1. National American University - Albuquerque

4775 Indian School Road NE- Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87110-3976
(505) 348-3700

National American University-Albuquerque offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two associate's level medical assisting degrees by it. NAU is 3.6 miles from the center of the city. 652 students seek degrees in 23 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assisting.

2. Anamarc College - Santa Teresa

2660 Airport Rd Ste 780
Santa Teresa, NM 88008
(575) 589-3158

Anamarc College-Santa Teresa, which is very close to Santa Teresa, New Mexico, is located in a rural area and it offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 158 students pursue degrees in nine Anamarc College-Santa Teresa programs.

3. The Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

4400 Cutler Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 881-1234

The Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque is near the heart of downtown. PMI offers two medical assistant programs. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by it. Overall, 1,154 students pursue degrees in ten programs at this school. This small school is the largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

4. The University of New Mexico - Gallup

200 College Rd
Gallup, NM 87301-5697
(505) 863-7500

The University of New Mexico-Gallup offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is very close to Gallup, New Mexico, is in a rural area. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of New Mexico.

5. New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

2400 North Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 439-3600

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo offers one medical assistant program and this college is located in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the seventh largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assisting.

6. Brown Mackie College - Albuquerque

10500 Cooper Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 559-5200

Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Albuquerque, NM. This school is one of several campuses. It offers three certificates, 12 associates level degrees, and four bachelors level degrees to students. 289 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including medical assisting, bookkeeping, and business management. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

7. Brookline College - Albuquerque

4201 Central Ave NW-Ste J
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 880-2877

Brookline College-Albuquerque is 2.0 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in medical assisting. 599 students pursue degrees in 11 programs at this school, overall.

8. Clovis Community College

417 Schepps Blvd
Clovis, NM 88101-8381
(505) 769-2811

Clovis Community College, which is very close to Clovis, New Mexico, is located in a rural area. It offers three medical assistant programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and two degrees at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering programs in medical assisting.

9. Carrington College - Albuquerque

1001 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107-1642
(505) 254-7777

Carrington College-Albuquerque is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in medical assisting. 1,116 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

10. The University of New Mexico

1700 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 277-0111

The University of New Mexico, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Albuquerque, NM and it offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 28,688 students seek degrees in 197 UNM-Albuquerque programs. New Mexico is the oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assistant programs.

11. Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell

52 University Blvd
Roswell, NM 88202-6000
(575) 624-7000

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell offers two medical assistant programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This school is one of 28 public post-secondary institutions in New Mexico. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering medical assisting.

12. Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887
(505) 428-1000

Founded in 1983, Santa Fe Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is just a few miles from Santa Fe, is located in a rural setting. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of New Mexico. This public college offers subjects including english, business administration, and engineering. This community college offers 32 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level to students. 4,864 students sought degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This college is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico.

13. Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo de Onate
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 747-2100

Northern New Mexico College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1909. This school is in Espanola, NM. It offers 30 certificates, 50 degrees at the associates level, and eight degrees at the bachelors level to students. 2,179 students sought degrees from the 67 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business administration and science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 28 public post-secondary institutions in New Mexico.