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Medical Assistant Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medical Assistant Schools in Philadelphia, PA

If you decide that you want to get a medical assisting certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 9 medical assistant schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia has a general population of 1,517,550 and an overall student population of 150,997. Approximately 51,638 of Philadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.

Of the 9 medical assistant schools in Philadelphia, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Thompson Institute. In 2010, approximately 439 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Thompson Institute.

In 2010, 1,498 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Philadelphia's medical assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Philadelphia was $21,191 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,525 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Philadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,931 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,212.

Medical Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Philadelphia, your job prospects are good. There were 23,400 medical assistants working in Pennsylvania and 8,770 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Philadelphia will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.

As a medical assistant in Philadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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

  2. 2Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    Address:
    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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

  3. 3Philadelphia UniversityPhiladelphia University

    Address:
    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicinePhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Address:
    4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

    Awards Offered:
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Thompson InstituteThompson Institute

    Address:
    3010 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  6. 6Lincoln Technical InstituteLincoln Technical Institute

    Address:
    3600 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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

  7. 7CHI InstituteCHI Institute

    Address:
    177 Franklin Mills Blvd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154

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

  8. 8Lincoln Technical InstituteLincoln Technical Institute

    Address:
    2180 Hornig Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116

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

  9. 9Star Career Academy-PhiladelphiaStar Career Academy-Philadelphia

    Address:
    2371 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2206

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

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