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Schools Offering Medical Assisting Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 2.9% of Texas graduates receive certificates in medical assisting. Thus, Texas' 114 medical assistant schools put out approximately 15,539 medical assistants each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a medical assistant program is The University of Texas-Pan American, which is located in Edinburg. In 2010, it was ranked 43rd nationwide. In 2010, The University of Texas-Pan American graduated 37 students from its medical assistant program. The tuition rate at The University of Texas-Pan American was $4,795 per year.

Baylor University, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a medical assistant program. It is located in Waco. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Baylor University medical assistant program. Tuition at Baylor University was $29,884 per year.

Concorde Career Institute, which is located in Arlington, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a medical assistant program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 233 students graduated from Concorde Career Institute medical assistant program. Students at Concorde Career Institute paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' medical assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,448 per year, though tuition can range from $29,884 per year to $1,007 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas medical assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  2. Sanford-Brown College - located in Houston, students are charged $25,782 per year
  3. Remington College-Fort Worth Campus - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $19,950 per year

The following Texas medical assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year
  3. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year

A medical assistant certificate from a Texas school... what next?

A large number of Texas medical assistant graduates become medical assistants. In 2010, there were 48,030 medical assistants working in Texas. The largest populations of Texas medical assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 11,040 medical assistants
  2. Collin County - 8,950 medical assistants
  3. Atascosa County - 5,600 medical assistants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical assistants is expected to grow by 35% by 2018. There are projected to be 54,870 medical assistants working in the Texas then.

Salary

On average, medical assistants earn $27,860 per year. However, Texas medical assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,870 per year to more than $42,210 per year in 2010. On average a medical assistant earns the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Johnson County - $30,850 per year
  2. Collin County - $30,660 per year
  3. Bastrop County - $30,560 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for medical assistants:

  1. Webb County - $20,900 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $21,590 per year
  3. Crosby County - $21,940 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas statistics regarding a career in medical assisting and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Assisting in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Medical Assisting in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Medical Assisting in Texas
  • Certificate in Medical Assisting in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location MedVance Institute-Houston North Houston TX n/a n/a n/a
6,740 miles from location Brown Mackie College-San Antonio San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,651 miles from location Everest College-Forth Worth South Fort Worth TX n/a n/a n/a
6,632 miles from location MedVance Institute-Grand Prairie Grand Prairie TX n/a n/a n/a
6,691 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Brownsville Brownsville TX n/a n/a n/a
6,701 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Harlingen Harlingen TX n/a n/a n/a
6,616 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Dallas TX n/a n/a n/a
6,636 miles from location Kaplan College-Arlington Arlington TX n/a n/a n/a
6,741 miles from location Concorde Career Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,626 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,935 miles from location Cisco College Cisco TX 12.0718 n/a 4,260
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,909 miles from location Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock TX 3.63473 n/a 3,250
6,741 miles from location The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX 12.1545 61% 3,223
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,622 miles from location University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas TX 4.62227 n/a 2,459
6,513 miles from location The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston TX 1.05428 n/a 2,430
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills North Richland Hills TX 26.4697 91% 2,225
6,739 miles from location Career Point College San Antonio TX 23.8642 n/a 1,802
6,559 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 20.0575 n/a 1,513
6,682 miles from location Everest Institute-Austin Austin TX 16.3381 n/a 1,489
6,611 miles from location Remington College-Dallas Campus Garland TX 26.3402 39% 1,446
6,549 miles from location Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX 0.170684 n/a 1,428
6,653 miles from location University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth TX 0.166739 n/a 1,395
6,739 miles from location Everest Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 23.4409 100% 1,374
6,558 miles from location Everest Institute-Bissonnet Houston TX 23.7427 100% 1,331
6,618 miles from location Everest College-Dallas Dallas TX 21.5043 100% 1,261
6,549 miles from location Everest Institute-Greenspoint Houston TX 24.2333 100% 1,226
6,549 miles from location Texas School of Business Inc Houston TX 25.9901 n/a 1,206
6,624 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dallas TX 25.6695 100% 1,183
6,625 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Dallas Dallas TX 24.3674 n/a 1,172
6,543 miles from location Everest Institute-Hobby Houston TX 26.2998 100% 1,137
0 miles from location Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro Campus San Antonio TX 24.7755 n/a 1,082
6,737 miles from location Kaplan College-San Antonio San Antonio TX 23.4886 n/a 1,058
6,734 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen Mcallen TX 24.0265 n/a 1,015
7,186 miles from location Computer Career Center a division of Vista College El Paso TX 35.1167 n/a 994
7,182 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 35.1685 100% 958
6,649 miles from location Everest College-Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 24.6255 97% 939
6,624 miles from location PCI Health Training Center Dallas TX 26.7454 n/a 908
6,684 miles from location Virginia College-Austin Austin TX 10.1155 n/a 865
6,680 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Corpus Christi TX n/a n/a 838
6,740 miles from location Hallmark College of Technology/Hallmark College of Aeronautics San Antonio TX 27.6539 100% 835
6,719 miles from location South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Weslaco TX 26.4005 100% 818
6,638 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Arlington TX 38.0317 100% 798
6,550 miles from location Remington College-North Houston Campus Houston TX 22.0011 49% 796
6,635 miles from location Everest College-Arlington Arlington TX 22.962 91% 783
6,644 miles from location Remington College-Fort Worth Campus Fort Worth TX 20.5154 25% 782
6,680 miles from location Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 24.3632 n/a 755
6,631 miles from location High-Tech Institute-Dallas Irving TX 22.2591 n/a 746
6,649 miles from location Kaplan College-Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 23.3426 n/a 721
7,188 miles from location Anamarc College El Paso TX 28.0072 n/a 715
7,182 miles from location Kaplan College El Paso TX 25.7689 n/a 701
6,692 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Brownsville TX n/a n/a 653
6,560 miles from location Remington College-Houston Campus Houston TX 21.0866 41% 651
7,186 miles from location Southwest Career College El Paso TX 28.6479 n/a 650
6,690 miles from location Kaplan College-Brownsville Brownsville TX 23.8838 n/a 628
6,616 miles from location Westwood College-Dallas Dallas TX 11.581 n/a 611
7,186 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 36.6735 100% 549
6,472 miles from location Kaplan College Beaumont TX 20.4199 n/a 532
6,555 miles from location Medvance Institute-Houston Houston TX 26.1873 n/a 516
6,551 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 18.3617 n/a 505
6,933 miles from location Kaplan College-Midland Midland TX 23.6754 n/a 494
6,906 miles from location Kaplan College-Lubbock Lubbock TX 19.497 n/a 490
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Waco Waco TX n/a n/a 483
6,556 miles from location Westwood College-Houston South Houston TX 1.04212 n/a 478
6,736 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen Mcallen TX 26.3117 n/a 474
6,574 miles from location Remington College-Houston Southeast Webster TX 7.71482 31% 423
6,738 miles from location Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.031 n/a 395
6,535 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions Houston TX 37.5341 100% 392
6,555 miles from location Texas School of Business-Southwest Inc Houston TX 15.882 n/a 388
6,535 miles from location Texas School of Business-Friendswood Inc Friendswood TX 21.2647 n/a 388
6,805 miles from location Kaplan College-Laredo Laredo TX 21.169 n/a 380
6,693 miles from location Allied Health Careers Austin TX 16.1107 n/a 371
6,625 miles from location Kaplan College Dallas TX 22.7832 n/a 368
6,650 miles from location Westwood College-Ft Worth Fort Worth TX 12.1427 n/a 367
6,538 miles from location Texas School of Business East Inc Houston TX 15.6308 n/a 360
6,740 miles from location Career Quest San Antonio TX 24.5506 n/a 356
0 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
6,553 miles from location Northwest Educational Center Houston TX 26.9025 n/a 297
6,612 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Garland Garland TX 24.0617 n/a 284
6,624 miles from location Platt College Dallas TX 36.9949 n/a 260
6,733 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr Pharr TX 31.0738 88% 245
6,897 miles from location Milan Institute Amarillo TX 23.3198 n/a 231
6,676 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 31.2079 90% 230
6,688 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin Austin TX 31.2905 93% 226
6,740 miles from location Sanford-Brown College San Antonio TX n/a n/a 221
7,193 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 14.5608 n/a 214
6,842 miles from location American Commercial College San Angelo TX 23.2055 n/a 186
6,907 miles from location American Commercial College Lubbock TX 34.4014 n/a 185
6,737 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio San Antonio TX 31.8506 91% 169
6,560 miles from location Texas Health School Houston TX 35.4141 84% 163
6,741 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions San Antonio TX 35.8896 100% 163
6,793 miles from location American Commercial College Abilene TX 15.5664 n/a 138
6,637 miles from location Iverson Business School and Court Reporting Arlington TX 31.7279 n/a 137
6,684 miles from location National American University-Austin Austin TX 5.37731 n/a 129
6,539 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Houston Houston TX n/a n/a 106
6,637 miles from location Arlington Medical Institute Arlington TX 25.2973 n/a 100
6,546 miles from location HTEC-Houston's Training and Education Center Inc Houston TX 27.9669 n/a 75
6,622 miles from location PCCenter Desoto TX n/a n/a 43
6,557 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions Houston TX 32.2123 100% 34
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
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