Michigan contains fifteen schools that offer medical assistant programs. Career Quest Learning Center, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in MI, has a total student population of 309 and is the 1674th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 medical assistant schools in Michigan, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan Career Institute-Detroit comes out as the most expensive ($24,534/yr), with Monroe County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,790/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 18,720 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $42,540. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,460/yr and there are 20,150 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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