Maryland contains five schools that offer medical transcription programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in MD, has a total student population of 984 and is the 1271st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical transcription schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr), with Allegany College of Maryland as the lowest recorded at only $9,151/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Maryland schools who go on to become medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 82,810 people working as medical transcriptionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,350. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 7,940 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $31,570. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $37,370/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, 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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