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Medical Assistant Schools in Boston, Massachusetts

Medical Assistant Schools in Boston, MA

If you are interested in pursuing medical assisting, you may want to consider attending one of the 4 medical assistant schools in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston has a general population of 589,141 and an overall student population of 123,722. Approximately 34,135 of Boston's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.

The largest medical assistant school in Boston, by student population, is Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. In 2010, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences graduated approximately 106 students with credentials in medical assisting.

A total of 163 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Boston in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Boston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,893.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,337 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Boston. And if you live on campus at one of the Boston-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $12,137 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,499.

Medical Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Boston

After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Boston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical assistants in Massachusetts were working in the greater Boston area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 14% in Boston. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Boston is $38,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Medical Assistant Degree in Boston
  • Associates Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Classes
  • Medical Assistant Courses
  • Medical Assistant Training

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  1. 1Northeastern UniversityNortheastern University

    Address:
    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health SciencesMassachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    Address:
    179 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5896

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3Fisher CollegeFisher College

    Address:
    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  4. 4Bay State CollegeBay State College

    Address:
    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

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