Statesboro has a general population of 22,698 and an overall student population of 21,505. Approximately 2,419 of Statesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Ogeechee Technical College is the largest medical assistant school in Statesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Ogeechee Technical College graduated approximately 47 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Statesboro in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Statesboro, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,058.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Statesboro.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Statesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 medical assistants in Georgia were working in the greater Statesboro area. The number of medical assistants in Statesboro is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Statesboro is $25,140 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.