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The median tuition charged by colleges in the US with online medical assistant programs is $10,980 yearly. The median tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was around 34.7%. In 2007, the median tuition at these online schools was $8,154 annually.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online medical assistant colleges from highest to lowest cost:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 5
Low cost 5
Average cost 5
Most expensive 7

A yearly tuition of over $15,120 is charged by the costliest schools that have online medical assistant programs. But, tuition at the cheapest schools is in the range of $1,280 to $4,377 annually. Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, and North Dakota are home to the lowest cost accredited online medical assistant schools.

  • Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Arts and Science in Medical Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Arts and Science in Medical Assisting - Administration Management
  • Associate of Occupational Science in Medical Assisting Administration Management
  • Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Assisting Management
  • A.S. in Health Sciences - concentration in Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (ASMA)

These reasonably priced programs graduated roughly 16% of medical assisting graduates from online schools around the US in 2011. This represents 7,581 of the 48,342 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of medical assisting graduates from the lowest cost online colleges and universities has increased, while the number of graduates has also increased by 5,044 graduates annually.

Tuition ranging from $4,674 to $10,785 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online medical assistant colleges. Of the 22 online colleges and universities that offer medical assistant programs in the nation, 5 charge students tuition in this range.

In 2011, 10.6%, or 5,146 of the country's medical assisting graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. In 2006, which was a short 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these colleges and universities was as much as 5,686 students. This represents a 10% decrease in the number of graduates from these low tuition online schools.

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