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Medical Assistant Schools in West Virginia

There are 16 schools in the state of West Virginia offering medical assistant programs. 707 students graduated with degrees from West Virginia medical assistant schools in 2010. 412 of all these students graduated with certificates and 198 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

621 students graduate from programs in this state in medical assisting, on average, every year. Of those, 412 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 198 with an associate's level degree, and 97 with a master's level degree.

16 medical assistant schools are located in this mountain state. Out of these, while nine schools are private, seven schools are public. Private medical assistant school tuition varies from $7,200 to $22,204.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $13,233. While the highest tuition for programs in medical assisting, which is $22,204 per year, is at Alderson Broaddus College, the lowest tuition in West Virginia is at Mountain State University.

Schools in West Virginia offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

621 students graduate from programs in this state in medical assisting, on average, every year. Of those, 412 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 198 with an associate's level degree, and 97 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 290
  • Certificate 2007: 272
  • Certificate 2008: 274
  • Certificate 2009: 310
  • Certificate 2010: 412
  • Associate 2006: 149
  • Associate 2007: 179
  • Associate 2008: 183
  • Associate 2009: 165
  • Associate 2010: 198
  • Master 2006: 87
  • Master 2007: 84
  • Master 2008: 79
  • Master 2009: 77
  • Master 2010: 97

Medical Assistant Program Availability in West Virginia

Schools in West Virginia offer a total of 33 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 54.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in West Virginia

  • Certificate: 18
  • Associate: 13
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17060
  • 25th Percentile: 19930
  • Median: 24250
  • 75th Percentile: 33280
  • 90th Percentile: 45450

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16640
  • 25th Percentile: 18710
  • Median: 21790
  • 75th Percentile: 25700
  • 90th Percentile: 30060

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: 22680
  • Median Salary 2007: 23550
  • Median Salary 2008: 23870
  • Median Salary 2009: 23760
  • Median Salary 2010: 24250
  • Total Employed 2006: 1310
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 1260

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20500
  • Median Salary 2007: 21010
  • Median Salary 2008: 21050
  • Median Salary 2009: 21340
  • Median Salary 2010: 21790
  • Total Employed 2006: 2170
  • Total Employed 2007: 2270
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 3150
  • Total Employed 2010: 3400

West Virginia vs National Medical Assistant Employment

West Virginia vs National Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in West Virginia: 0.666% (4660)

Medical Assistant Schools in West Virginia

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1. The Monongalia County Technical Education Center

1000 Mississippi Street
Morgantown, WV 26501
(304) 291-9240x223

The Monongalia County Technical Education Center, which is near the center of the city, is located in Morgantown, WV and this school offers one program in medical assisting. This public school is one of 30 vocational schools in West Virginia. This vocational school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

2. Opportunities Industrialization Center - North Central West Virginia

120 Jackson St
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 366-8142

Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia is located in town of Fairmont, West Virginia. It offers three medical assistant programs. It offers students three certificates in medical assisting. It is one of 30 vocational schools in West Virginia. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

3. The West Virginia Junior College - Morgantown

148 Willey St
Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 296-8282

The West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown is located in the center of Morgantown. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Specifically, it offers one medical assistant certificate to students and one associate's level degree in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering programs in medical assisting.

4. The Academy of Careers and Technology

390 Stanaford Rd
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 256-4615x305

The Academy of Careers and Technology is located in town of Beckley, West Virginia. It offers two medical assistant programs. This school offers two certificates in medical assisting to students. It is a public institution.

5. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

103 Cole Complex
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 204-4093

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1953. This school is in the suburbs of Institute, West Virginia. It offers 11 certificates and 30 degrees at the associates level to students. 1,995 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including management and science. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia.

6. West Virginia Northern Community College

1704 Market St.
Wheeling, WV 26003-3699
(304) 233-5900

West Virginia Northern Community College 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. It is located in the center of Wheeling. This mid-sized college is one of 5 community colleges in West Virginia. This college is the fourth largest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

7. Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416-2035
(304) 457-1700

Alderson Broaddus College is in Philippi, WV and A-B offers one medical assistant program. 632 students seek degrees in 43 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. This very small school is the second biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

8. Mountain State College

1508 Spring St
Parkersburg, WV 26101-3993
(304) 485-5487

Mountain State College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Parkersburg, WV and it offers one medical assistant program. 161 students pursue degrees in ten Mountain State College programs, overall.

9. The West Virginia Junior College - Bridgeport

176 Thompson Dr.
Bridgeport, WV 26330
(304) 842-4007

The West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is in Bridgeport, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four medical assistant programs. More specifically, this school offers students two certificates in medical assisting and two degrees at the associate's level in medical assisting. Overall, 316 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school. This school is the biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

10. Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 John Marshall Way
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-6282

Mountwest Community and Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Huntington, WV. It offers three medical assistant programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in medical assisting and two associate's level medical assisting degrees. This school is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

11. Valley College - Beckley

713 South Oakwood Avenue
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 252-9547

Founded in 1979, Valley College-Beckley is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in town of Beckley, West Virginia. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including healthcare, administrative assistant and secretarial science, and business management. It offers two certificates and one degree at the associates level to students. 68 students pursued degrees from the three programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.

12. Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836-0000
(304) 434-8000

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Moorefield, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This technical college offers students four certificates and 13 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 638 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as information technology and business management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This public school is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia.

13. The West Virginia Junior College - Charleston

1000 Virginia St E
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 345-2820

The West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is located in the center of Charleston. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, this community college offers one medical assistant certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. 229 students pursue degrees in ten West Virginia Junior College-Charleston programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

14. Everest Institute - Cross Lanes

5514 Big Tyler Rd
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
(304) 776-6290

Everest Institute-Cross Lanes is located in the suburbs of Cross Lanes, West Virginia. It offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers students two certificates in medical assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

15. The Garnet Career Center

422 Dickinson St
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 348-6195

The Garnet Career Center offers one medical assistant program and this school is in the center of Charleston. 126 students seek degrees in five programs at this school, overall.

16. Valley College - Princeton

616 Harrison St
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-2323

Founded in 1987, Valley College-Princeton is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in Princeton, WV. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science and medical assisting. This school offers two certificates and one associates level degree to students. In 2010, 36 students pursued degrees from the three programs at this school. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.

17. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

400 West Stephen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
(304) 260-4380

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is located in the center of Martinsburg. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, it offers students one medical assistant certificate and one associate's level medical assisting degree. It is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the fifth largest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting in terms of programs.

18. New River Community and Technical College

221 George Street- Suite 2
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 929-6736

New River Community and Technical College is in town of Beckley, West Virginia. It offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. This technical college is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.

19. The West Virginia Business College - Wheeling

1052 Main St
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0361

The West Virginia Business College-Wheeling is located in the center of Wheeling. This school offers two medical assistant programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in medical assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. It is the oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering programs in medical assisting.

20. Mountain State University

410 Neville Street
Beckley, WV 25801-9003
(304) 253-7351

Mountain State University is located in Beckley, WV. It offers three programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered two associate's level medical assisting degrees by it and one master's level medical assisting degree. This medium-sized school is the largest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical assisting.