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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Arapahoe Community College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Arapahoe Community College

Every allied health and medical assisting services school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the medical assisting program at Arapahoe Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

Arapahoe Community College is located in Littleton, Colorado and approximately 12,759 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services section at the bottom of this page.

Arapahoe Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Medical Assisting (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting

Arapahoe Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Arapahoe Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the medical assisting majors at Arapahoe Community College.

Arapahoe Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

68% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 32% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 68% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in medical assisting only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Arapahoe Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 19% more women than average.

Arapahoe Community College Gender Breakdown of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in medical assisting at Arapahoe Community College are white. Around 63% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Arapahoe Community College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Arapahoe Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Medical Assisting Grads May Go Into

A degree in medical assisting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CO, the home state for Arapahoe Community College.

Occupation Jobs in CO Average Salary in CO
Medical Assistants 11,150 $36,180
Health Specialties Professors 5,810 $144,880
Pharmacy Technicians 5,610 $36,880
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 4,000 $36,390
Physician Assistants 3,190 $102,770

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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