Maryland contains two schools that offer medical assistant programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in MD, has a total student population of 984 and is the 1271st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Maryland, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sojourner-Douglass College comes out as the most expensive ($18,062/yr), with All-State Career School as the lowest recorded at only $16,560/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 10,960 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $49,310. Medical assistants in this state earn $31,570/yr and there are 7,940 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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