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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

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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Dental Assistant

Why Brightwood?

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We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure your studies align with your career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood College focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.

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Beaumont
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Associate in Occupational Studies
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma

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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Bossier City
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Programs
  • Clinical Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Health Information Management, Billing and Coding - Diploma

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. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
  • Further Your Career with a Billing and Coding Diploma from Fortis!
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Grand Prairie
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      • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
      • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
      • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
      • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
      • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
      Programs
        • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
        • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
        • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
        • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
        • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
        Programs
          • A private Catholic & Jesuit institution delivering a transformative education
          • Scranton U has earned accreditation from 17 different accrediting agencies
          • Lovely 58 acre campus situated off Interstate 81 in PA’s Pocono Northeast region
          • 88% of faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields
          • 2017-18 first-year students got $30 million + in financial aid & scholarships
          Programs

            Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

            Benedictine University provides a values-centered Liberal Arts education. Today, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students from all 50 states in the US and over 17 countries.

            Why Benedictine University Online?

            • Over 130 year legacy of academic excellence
            • Ranked among America's Top Colleges by "Forbes" Magazine
            • 91% of current students report they are satisfied or very satisfied with their learning experience

            More Louisiana Medical Assistant Schools

            2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

            School Name
            Campus
            Highest Award
            Enrolled
            Bossier City
            Associate
            4,986
            Baton Rouge
            Associate
            278
            Baton Rouge
            Associate
            137
            Abbeville
            Associate
            359
            Metairie
            Associate
            639
            Minden
            Associate
            741
            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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

            2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

            Metro Area
            Jobs
            Annual Median Salary
            Baton Rouge1210$26,770
            Alexandria250$28,550
            Hammond150$27,570
            Houma-Thibodaux260$26,980
            Lafayette630$27,190
            Lake Charles430$28,460
            Monroe210$24,650
            New Orleans-Metairie1940$28,820
            Shreveport-Bossier City910$26,090

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