Louisiana Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Shreveport and Houma
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Monroe and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Shreveport and Baton Rouge

Schools for Medical Assistants in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Louisiana

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, BS in Health and Wellness, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor
Fortis Institute
Baton Rouge

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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  • Programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing and Coding
  • Degrees: Diploma

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate in Occupational Studies, Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science, Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • Degrees: Associate
Blue Cliff College

Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation.

  • Programs: Clinical Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma

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  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

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  • Programs: Health Information/Medical Billing & Coding
  • Degrees: Associate

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant, Diploma - Medical Office Billing Specialist, A.S. - Medical Billing & Coding, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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More Louisiana Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City Associate 4,986
Camelot College Baton Rouge Associate 278
Delta College of Arts & Technology Baton Rouge Associate 137
Louisiana Technical College-Gulf Area Campus Abbeville Associate 359
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus Metairie Associate 639
Louisiana Technical College-Northwest Louisiana Campus Minden Associate 741
Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus Reserve Associate 735

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Alexandria 270 $24410 1.01
Baton Rouge 1060 $27400 0.62
Hammond 250 $27130 1.37
Houma 210 $26050 0.49
Thibodaux 210 $26050 0.49
Lafayette 540 $26970 0.58
Lake Charles 340 $27130 0.8
Monroe 150 $22220 0.45
New Orleans 1580 $28220 0.65
Metairie 1580 $28220 0.65
Shreveport 960 $23000 1.21
Bossier City 960 $23000 1.21
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