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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Estrella Mountain Community College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Estrella Mountain 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 Estrella Mountain Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

Estrella Mountain Community College is located in Avondale, Arizona and approximately 9,788 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.

Estrella Mountain Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Medical Assisting (1 - 2 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting

Online Classes Are Available at Estrella Mountain Community College

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Estrella Mountain Community College does offer online courses in medical assisting for the following degree levels:

Estrella Mountain Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Estrella Mountain Community College

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

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

88% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.

Estrella Mountain 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 Estrella Mountain Community College are white. Around 56% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree. Estrella Mountain Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in medical assisting graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Estrella Mountain Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 AZ, the home state for Estrella Mountain Community College.

Occupation Jobs in AZ Average Salary in AZ
Medical Assistants 18,250 $33,410
Pharmacy Technicians 9,310 $35,090
Health Specialties Professors 3,660 $133,640
Health Technologists and Technicians 2,660 $48,840
Physical Therapist Assistants 2,480 $47,050

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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