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Medical Assistant Schools in Mason City, Iowa

Medical Assistant Schools in Mason City, IA

Mason City, Iowa has 2 medical assistant schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in medical assisting. With an overall population of 29,172 and a student population of 4,316, approximately 4,186 of Mason City students attend one of Mason City's schools that offer medical assistant programs.

Kaplan University-Mason City Campus is the largest medical assistant school in Mason City, based on student population. In 2010, Kaplan University-Mason City Campus graduated approximately 20 students from its medical assisting program.

In 2010, 32 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Mason City's medical assistant schools. Tuition in 2009 at Mason City's medical assistant schools was $11,468 per year for instate students and $13,114 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $834 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,806 per year, on average, for room and board at Mason City-based medical assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,697.

Medical Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Mason City

Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mason City, your job prospects are good. There were 3,030 medical assistants working in Iowa and 340 working in the greater Mason City area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Mason City is expected to increase by 29% 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 Mason City is $27,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Medical Assistant Degree in Mason City
  • Associates Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Classes
  • Medical Assistant Courses
  • Medical Assistant Training

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  1. 1North Iowa Area Community CollegeNorth Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Kaplan University-Mason City CampusKaplan University-Mason City Campus

    Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree