There are schools offering medical assistant programs in Georgia!
Schools Offering Medical Assisting Programs in Georgia
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Around 1.4% of Georgia's graduates graduate from medical assisting certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3,532 medical assistants graduate from Georgia's 49 medical assistant schools.
Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a medical assistant program. It is located in Atlanta. 51 students graduated with a certificate in medical assistant from Emory University in 2010. Tuition at Emory University was $39,158 per year.
The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a medical assistant program is Mercer University. Mercer University, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Macon. In 2010, Mercer University graduated 26 students from its medical assistant program. The tuition rate at Mercer University was $30,560 per year.
Everest Institute-Decatur, which is located in Decatur, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a medical assistant program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Everest Institute-Decatur graduated 443 students from its medical assistant programs. Tuition at Everest Institute-Decatur was $21,609 per year.
Tuition at Georgia's medical assistant schools ranges from $39,158 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,591 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia medical assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
- Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
- Everest Institute-Decatur - located in Decatur, students are charged $21,609 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Georgia medical assistant schools were charged at the following schools:
- Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
- Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
- Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
A medical assistant certificate from a Georgia school... what next?
The highest percentage of medical assistant graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a medical assistant. If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 14,870 Georgia medical assistants as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia medical assistants:
- Barrow County - 8,540 medical assistants
- Burke County - 940 medical assistants
- Bryan County - 640 medical assistants
The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Georgia will grow by 46%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 21,090 medical assistants working in Georgia.
On average, medical assistants earn $28,650 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical assistants in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,280 to $41,350 per year in 2010. A medical assistant in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Bryan County - $30,400 per year
- Hall County - $30,110 per year
- Barrow County - $29,990 per year
The Georgia counties with the lowest average salary for medical assistants are:
- Bulloch County - $22,680 per year
- Baldwin County - $23,400 per year
- Appling County - $23,840 per year
For more data regarding a career in medical assisting in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or medical assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting in Georgia
- Master's Degree in Medical Assisting in Georgia
- Certificate in Medical Assisting in Georgia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,901 miles from location||Anthem College-Atlanta||Atlanta||GA||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,704 miles from location||South University-Savannah||Savannah||GA||17.3865||44%||13,179|
|5,899 miles from location||Emory University||Atlanta||GA||86.1612||28%||12,930|
|5,911 miles from location||Chattahoochee Technical College||Marietta||GA||11.9416||n/a||11,391|
|5,856 miles from location||Mercer University||Macon||GA||66.2857||20%||8,072|
|5,948 miles from location||West Georgia Technical College||Waco||GA||14.9188||n/a||7,313|
|5,858 miles from location||Central Georgia Technical College||Macon||GA||13.7605||n/a||6,950|
|5,885 miles from location||Gwinnett Technical College||Lawrenceville||GA||13.6957||n/a||6,649|
|0 miles from location||Clayton State University||Morrow||GA||21.8026||53%||6,587|
|5,949 miles from location||Georgia Northwestern Technical College||Rome||GA||15.91||n/a||5,994|
|5,941 miles from location||Dalton State College||Dalton||GA||15.0432||n/a||5,722|
|5,704 miles from location||Savannah Technical College||Savannah||GA||13.7948||n/a||5,483|
|5,951 miles from location||Georgia Highlands College||Rome||GA||15.0481||100%||5,219|
|5,895 miles from location||Southern Crescent Technical College||Griffin||GA||18.387||n/a||5,185|
|5,843 miles from location||Athens Technical College||Athens||GA||14.3033||n/a||5,167|
|5,766 miles from location||Augusta Technical College||Augusta||GA||18.8263||n/a||5,028|
|5,894 miles from location||Dekalb Technical College||Clarkston||GA||14.4911||n/a||4,742|
|5,903 miles from location||Atlanta Technical College||Atlanta||GA||12.0104||n/a||4,740|
|5,932 miles from location||Columbus Technical College||Columbus||GA||11.0556||n/a||4,172|
|5,874 miles from location||Lanier Technical College||Oakwood||GA||15.9689||n/a||4,115|
|5,882 miles from location||Albany Technical College||Albany||GA||19.8403||n/a||3,962|
|5,826 miles from location||Wiregrass Georgia Technical College||Valdosta||GA||12.9737||n/a||3,585|
|5,901 miles from location||Bainbridge College||Bainbridge||GA||14.7401||65%||3,558|
|5,856 miles from location||Middle Georgia Technical College||Warner Robins||GA||18.4993||n/a||3,543|
|5,857 miles from location||North Georgia Technical College||Clarkesville||GA||25.3614||n/a||2,865|
|5,887 miles from location||South Georgia Technical College||Americus||GA||22.0327||n/a||2,562|
|5,763 miles from location||Medical College of Georgia||Augusta||GA||0.865177||n/a||2,515|
|5,748 miles from location||Ogeechee Technical College||Statesboro||GA||16.8119||n/a||2,419|
|5,856 miles from location||Moultrie Technical College||White House||GA||18.4235||n/a||2,407|
|5,780 miles from location||Southeastern Technical College||Vidalia||GA||16.8823||n/a||1,972|
|5,814 miles from location||Heart of Georgia Technical College||Dublin||GA||17.5704||n/a||1,815|
|5,775 miles from location||Okefenokee Technical College||Waycross||GA||16.723||n/a||1,734|
|5,866 miles from location||Southwest Georgia Technical College||Thomasville||GA||14.2445||n/a||1,721|
|5,901 miles from location||Sanford-Brown College||Atlanta||GA||17.7261||n/a||1,542|
|5,903 miles from location||Bauder College||Atlanta||GA||13.6509||n/a||1,499|
|5,899 miles from location||Everest Institute-Decatur||Decatur||GA||28.6099||100%||1,460|
|5,856 miles from location||American Professional Institute||Macon||GA||18.7363||n/a||1,299|
|5,901 miles from location||Everest Institute-Jonesboro||Jonesboro||GA||24.4204||100%||1,243|
|5,810 miles from location||Sandersville Technical College||Sandersville||GA||23.0244||n/a||1,116|
|5,890 miles from location||Everest Institute-Norcross||Norcross||GA||26.1722||100%||1,111|
|5,901 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Atlanta||Atlanta||GA||7.58458||n/a||868|
|5,902 miles from location||Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown||Atlanta||GA||2.95808||n/a||675|
|5,908 miles from location||Lincoln College of Technology||Marietta||GA||16.6114||n/a||580|
|5,895 miles from location||Westwood College-Northlake||Atlanta||GA||3.32948||n/a||490|
|5,888 miles from location||Gwinnett College||Lilburn||GA||22.8637||n/a||430|
|5,908 miles from location||Medix College||Smyrna||GA||28.0461||100%||429|
|5,896 miles from location||Iverson Business School||Atlanta||GA||23.3476||n/a||190|
|0 miles from location||Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs||Atlanta||GA||26.031||n/a||162|
|5,893 miles from location||Omnitech Institute||Decatur||GA||25.6855||n/a||99|
Curious what studying Medical Assistant gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical Secretaries +||19,520||$30,470||396.7%|
|Medical Assistants +||14,870||$28,650||32.6%|
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