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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Charleston and Greenville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach and Columbia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Greenville and Columbia

Salaries for Medical Assistants in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Greenville

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Programs
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
  • Diploma in Medical Billing and Coding
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Columbia
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • AOS Medical Assisting - Management Concentration
  • AOS Medical Assisting - Clinical Concentration
  • Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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Columbia
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Programs
  • AAS - Medical Assistant
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician
  • Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Columbia
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Programs
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Conway
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Administrative, Associates Degree
  • Billing & Coding Specialist, Associates Degree
  • Helping students achieve their education and career goals since 1963.
  • Offers online demos on how to access Daymar College Online, complete and submit assignments, interact with your teachers and fellow students, and more.
  • Provides lifelong learning credit for graduates to return to review or audit previously taken courses without an additional cost.
  • Offers numerous scholarships opportunities for eligible students.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Programs
  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AAS Medical Assisting
  • AS Health Science

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Asheville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

About Education Corporation of America

Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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Charlotte
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

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Columbia
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More South Carolina Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sumter
Associate
3,283
Columbia
Associate
387
Florence
Associate
3,956
Anderson
Associate
115
Conway
Associate
5,800
Greenwood
Associate
4,880
Spartanburg
Associate
4,459
Pendleton
Associate
5,223
Charleston
Associate
12,076
Rock Hill
Associate
4,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South Carolina. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Charleston 2070 $31,370
North Charleston 2070 $31,370
Columbia 1720 $29,080
Florence 370 $25,890
Greenville 1990 $28,600
Anderson 1990 $28,600
Mauldin 1990 $28,600
Hilton Head Island 330 $31,450
Bluffton 330 $31,450
Beaufort 330 $31,450
Spartanburg 590 $29,430
Sumter 270 $27,460

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