There are schools offering medical assistant programs in Oklahoma!
Schools Offering Medical Assisting Programs in Oklahoma
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Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Oklahoma receive medical assisting certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 680 medical assistants graduate from Oklahoma's 26 medical assistant schools.
The top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a medical assistant program is Saint Gregorys University. Saint Gregorys University, which was ranked 54th in the country in 2010, is located in Shawnee. no students graduated with a certificate in medical assistant from Saint Gregorys University in 2010. Saint Gregorys University charged in-state students $17,516 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Oklahoma with a medical assistant program is Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell, which is located in Stilwell. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 21 students graduated with certificate in medical assistant from Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell in 2010.
The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a medical assistant program is Northwest Technology Center. Northwest Technology Center, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Alva. 4 students graduated with certificate in medical assistant from Northwest Technology Center in 2010. The tuition rate at Northwest Technology Center was $0 per year.
Tuition at Oklahoma's medical assistant schools ranges from $17,516 per year to $2,400 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,282 per year. The Oklahoma medical assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Saint Gregorys University - located in Shawnee, students are charged $17,516 per year
- Career Point College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $14,492 per year
- Vatterott College-Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $11,200 per year
The following Oklahoma medical assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
- Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year
- Vatterott College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $11,066 per year
A medical assistant certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?
The highest percentage of medical assistant graduates in Oklahoma pursue careers as a medical assistant. In 2010, there were 6,410 medical assistants working in Oklahoma. The following counties have the largest number of Oklahoma medical assistants:
- Canadian County - 2,990 medical assistants
- Creek County - 1,700 medical assistants
- Cherokee County - 520 medical assistants
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical assistants is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,390 medical assistants working in the Oklahoma then.
A medical assistant in Oklahoma earns $26,010 per year on average. But, salaries for medical assistants can vary. In 2010, medical assistants made as little as less than $15,920 per year or as much as more than $52,010 per year in Oklahoma. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a medical assistant are:
- Cherokee County - $29,960 per year
- Creek County - $27,730 per year
- Atoka County - $25,870 per year
The Oklahoma counties with the lowest average salary for medical assistants are:
- Beckham County - $20,760 per year
- Adair County - $21,960 per year
- Comanche County - $23,200 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
- Master's Degree in Medical Assisting in Oklahoma
- Certificate in Medical Assisting in Oklahoma
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,555 miles from location||Tulsa Community College||Tulsa||OK||12.6303||n/a||19,730|
|6,651 miles from location||Oklahoma City Community College||Oklahoma City||OK||10.7361||n/a||14,114|
|6,647 miles from location||University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center||Oklahoma City||OK||2.09335||n/a||3,934|
|6,654 miles from location||Francis Tuttle Technology Center||Oklahoma City||OK||10.646||n/a||1,993|
|6,646 miles from location||Metro Technology Centers||Oklahoma City||OK||30.6097||n/a||1,172|
|6,646 miles from location||Moore Norman Technology Center||Norman||OK||33.4418||100%||1,082|
|6,617 miles from location||Saint Gregorys University||Shawnee||OK||46.3748||13%||738|
|6,664 miles from location||Autry Technology Center||Enid||OK||30.474||100%||587|
|6,622 miles from location||Meridian Technology Center||Stillwater||OK||28.3712||n/a||576|
|6,630 miles from location||Southern Oklahoma Technology Center||Ardmore||OK||18.2326||56%||494|
|6,650 miles from location||Platt College||Oklahoma City||OK||27.3833||88%||456|
|6,555 miles from location||Platt College||Tulsa||OK||25.502||n/a||435|
|6,653 miles from location||Vatterott College||Oklahoma City||OK||22.7313||n/a||410|
|6,551 miles from location||Vatterott College-Tulsa||Tulsa||OK||22.902||n/a||325|
|6,749 miles from location||High Plains Technology Center||Woodward||OK||29.2394||n/a||288|
|6,555 miles from location||Community Care College||Tulsa||OK||10.2826||n/a||286|
|6,552 miles from location||Career Point College||Tulsa||OK||26.4444||n/a||219|
|6,647 miles from location||Oklahoma Health Academy||Oklahoma City||OK||22.4998||n/a||216|
|6,552 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Tulsa||Tulsa||OK||n/a||n/a||206|
|6,683 miles from location||Chisholm Trail Technology Center||Omega||OK||18.4787||n/a||173|
|6,703 miles from location||Platt College||Lawton||OK||20.8891||n/a||152|
|6,653 miles from location||Platt College-OKC Central Campus||Oklahoma City||OK||19.8192||n/a||146|
|0 miles from location||Northeast Technology Center||Claremore||OK||n/a||n/a||137|
|6,485 miles from location||Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell||Stilwell||OK||36.0819||n/a||133|
|6,557 miles from location||Oklahoma Health Academy||Tulsa||OK||23.056||n/a||78|
|6,705 miles from location||Northwest Technology Center||Alva||OK||33.8858||n/a||35|
Curious what studying Medical Assistant gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical Assistants +||6,410||$26,010||12.9%|
|Medical Secretaries +||4,340||$27,390||7.4%|
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