With an overall population of 4,882 and a student population of 13,280, approximately 6,587 of Morrow students attend one of Morrow's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Clayton State University is the largest medical assistant school in Morrow, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Clayton State University with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Morrow's medical assistant schools. Tuition in 2009 at Morrow's medical assistant schools was $16,682 per year for instate students and $26,150 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board at Morrow-based medical assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Morrow after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Morrow, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical assistants in Georgia were working in the greater Morrow area. Morrow's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Morrow is $32,470 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.