Georgia contains 20 schools that offer medical assistant programs. Everest Institute-Marietta, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in GA, has a total student population of 824 and is the 2534th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 medical assistant schools in Georgia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Georgia schools who go on to become medical assistants, nurses, dental assistants, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,970 people working as medical assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,450. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 25,110 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $36,170. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,180/yr and there are 14,110 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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