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Schools Offering Medical Assisting Programs in North Carolina
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Around 0.4% of North Carolina's graduates graduate from medical assisting certificate programs every year. Thus, North Carolina's 48 medical assistant schools put out approximately 936 medical assistants each year.
The top-ranked school in North Carolina with a medical assistant program is Duke University, which is located in Durham. In 2010, it was ranked 10th nationwide. In 2010, 63 students graduated from Duke University's medical assistant program. Duke University charged in-state students $40,243 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in North Carolina with a medical assistant program is East Carolina University, which is located in Greenville. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated 35 students from its medical assistant program. Tuition at East Carolina University was $4,797 per year.
Methodist University, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a medical assistant program. It is located in Fayetteville. In 2010, 31 students graduated from Methodist University medical assistant program. Students at Methodist University paid $24,148 per year in tuition fees.
Medical assistant schools in North Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $4,995 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,243 per year, or as little as $1,454 per year. The North Carolina medical assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Duke University - located in Durham, students are charged $40,243 per year
- Wake Forest University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $39,970 per year
- Methodist University - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $24,148 per year
The following North Carolina medical assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Vance-Granville Community College - located in Henderson, students are charged $1,454 per year
- Davidson County Community College - located in Thomasville, students are charged $1,466 per year
- Craven Community College - located in New Bern, students are charged $1,472 per year
A medical assistant certificate from a North Carolina school... what next?
A large number of North Carolina medical assistant graduates become medical assistants. 11,970 medical assistants were working in North Carolina in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of North Carolina medical assistants:
- Anson County - 1,540 medical assistants
- Franklin County - 1,330 medical assistants
- Guilford County - 1,090 medical assistants
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 13,870 medical assistants will be working in North Carolina state. This would require the number of medical assistants to grow by 37%.
A medical assistant in North Carolina earns $28,670 per year on average. However, North Carolina medical assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,280 per year to more than $39,520 per year in 2010. On average a medical assistant earns the most in the following North Carolina counties:
- Franklin County - $30,160 per year
- Chatham County - $30,130 per year
- Anson County - $29,780 per year
The following counties in North Carolina have the lowest average salaries for medical assistants:
- Wayne County - $23,310 per year
- Cumberland County - $25,000 per year
- Onslow County - $25,960 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional North Carolina statistics regarding a career in medical assisting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or medical assisting.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting in North Carolina
- Master's Degree in Medical Assisting in North Carolina
- Certificate in Medical Assisting in North Carolina
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,703 miles from location||Kaplan College-Charlotte||Charlotte||NC||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,516 miles from location||East Carolina University||Greenville||NC||67.9538||42%||27,654|
|5,707 miles from location||Central Piedmont Community College||Charlotte||NC||10.9489||n/a||19,364|
|5,591 miles from location||Wake Technical Community College||Raleigh||NC||13.3667||n/a||15,203|
|5,607 miles from location||Duke University||Durham||NC||90.1777||41%||14,350|
|5,662 miles from location||Guilford Technical Community College||Jamestown||NC||11.3471||n/a||13,432|
|5,682 miles from location||Forsyth Technical Community College||Winston Salem||NC||11.5297||n/a||9,144|
|5,807 miles from location||Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College||Asheville||NC||14.0717||n/a||7,542|
|5,518 miles from location||Pitt Community College||Winterville||NC||9.95751||n/a||7,512|
|5,683 miles from location||Wake Forest University||Winston Salem||NC||40.8227||30%||7,079|
|5,728 miles from location||Gaston College||Dallas||NC||12.3294||n/a||6,507|
|5,604 miles from location||Durham Technical Community College||Durham||NC||8.76087||n/a||5,578|
|5,631 miles from location||Alamance Community College||Graham||NC||12.1387||n/a||5,508|
|5,615 miles from location||Central Carolina Community College||Sanford||NC||13.3093||n/a||5,381|
|5,625 miles from location||Vance-Granville Community College||Henderson||NC||11.282||n/a||4,645|
|5,569 miles from location||Johnston Community College||Smithfield||NC||15.2704||n/a||4,446|
|5,675 miles from location||Davidson County Community College||Thomasville||NC||19.4862||n/a||4,101|
|5,709 miles from location||Surry Community College||Dobson||NC||13.9158||n/a||3,599|
|5,548 miles from location||Wayne Community College||Goldsboro||NC||12.3838||n/a||3,585|
|5,525 miles from location||Lenoir Community College||Kinston||NC||8.18783||n/a||3,561|
|5,715 miles from location||Mitchell Community College||Statesville||NC||10.6088||n/a||3,557|
|5,497 miles from location||Craven Community College||New Bern||NC||11.0361||n/a||3,458|
|5,759 miles from location||Western Piedmont Community College||Morganton||NC||13.5299||n/a||3,322|
|5,530 miles from location||Edgecombe Community College||Tarboro||NC||20.0774||n/a||3,249|
|5,675 miles from location||Stanly Community College||Albemarle||NC||18.2742||n/a||3,245|
|5,549 miles from location||Nash Community College||Rocky Mount||NC||7.44881||n/a||3,219|
|5,733 miles from location||Wilkes Community College||Wilkesboro||NC||15.1376||n/a||2,855|
|5,459 miles from location||College of the Albemarle||Elizabeth City||NC||15.3732||n/a||2,796|
|5,669 miles from location||South Piedmont Community College||Polkton||NC||12.0175||n/a||2,736|
|5,843 miles from location||Southwestern Community College||Sylva||NC||8.88496||n/a||2,698|
|5,827 miles from location||Haywood Community College||Clyde||NC||19.1878||n/a||2,342|
|5,597 miles from location||Methodist University||Fayetteville||NC||50.5408||24%||2,183|
|5,642 miles from location||Richmond Community College||Hamlet||NC||9.85851||n/a||1,969|
|5,474 miles from location||Carteret Community College||Morehead City||NC||9.34196||n/a||1,872|
|5,778 miles from location||Mayland Community College||Spruce Pine||NC||15.7602||n/a||1,719|
|5,545 miles from location||James Sprunt Community College||Kenansville||NC||13.957||n/a||1,534|
|5,593 miles from location||Tri-County Community College||Murphy||NC||16.6482||n/a||1,386|
|5,655 miles from location||Montgomery Community College||Troy||NC||14.5139||n/a||1,036|
|5,503 miles from location||Martin Community College||Williamston||NC||7.91225||n/a||843|
|5,594 miles from location||Miller-Motte College-Cary||Cary||NC||22.8054||100%||622|
|5,482 miles from location||Pamlico Community College||Grantsboro||NC||31.5281||n/a||518|
|5,586 miles from location||Miller-Motte College-Raleigh||Raleigh||NC||n/a||n/a||425|
|5,696 miles from location||Cabarrus College of Health Sciences||Concord||NC||19.7206||49%||420|
|5,711 miles from location||Southeastern Institute-Charlotte||Charlotte||NC||33.0258||100%||333|
|5,518 miles from location||Miller-Motte College-Greenville||Greenville||NC||n/a||n/a||295|
|5,804 miles from location||South College-Asheville||Asheville||NC||5.62399||n/a||252|
|5,585 miles from location||The Medical Arts School||Raleigh||NC||25.8468||n/a||92|
|5,703 miles from location||Brookstone College||Charlotte||NC||22.5137||100%||44|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical Assistants +||11,970||$28,670||20.3%|
|Medical Secretaries +||10,080||$28,990||-11.6%|
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