The median tuition charged by schools around the country that have online associates degree in medical administrative assisting programs is $13,325 yearly. Over the past few years, the median tuition has increased. This change in tuition was around 19.8%. The per annum median tuition was $11,124 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
Online associates degree in medical administrative assisting schools are also known as medical office administration and medical receptionist schools. The range of tuition at colleges offering online medical administrative assistant programs at the associates level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the least to most affordable colleges and universities.
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Tuition of more than $15,120 each year is charged by the most expensive online associates degree in medical administrative assisting colleges. On the other hand, tuition charged by the cheapest colleges ranges from $3,120 to $4,439 each year. Kentucky and Minnesota are home to the least expensive accredited online medical administrative assisting associates degree schools.
- Associate of Arts and Science in Medical Administrative Assistant
- A.S. in Health Sciences – concentration in Medical Administrative Assistant
- Associate of Arts and Science in Office Administration – Medical Administrative Assistant
- Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Office Administration
- Associate of Science in Healthcare Management
- Medical Staff Services Management A.A.S.
- Healthcare Management Associate
- Medical Administration Associate’s Degree
- Associate of Arts in Healthcare Management
A reported 30% of medical administrative assisting graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 40,845 graduates in the nation, 12,208 are from the least costly colleges and universities. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of medical administrative assisting graduates with associates degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges and universities has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 2,147 graduates each year.
Other somewhat more costly online medical administrative assisting associates degree colleges and universities charge a yearly tuition in the range of $4,577 to $10,785. Tuition in this range is charged by 3 of the 29 online colleges that have associates degrees in medical administrative assisting programs in the country.
In 2011, 8,337 students received their certificates from these cheap online programs. This represents 20% of the country’s medical administrative assisting associates level graduates. The number of students graduating from these schools was only 5,937 students in 2006, which was just 5 years prior. Therefore, the number of students graduating from these cheap online colleges has increased by 40%.
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