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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Horry-Georgetown Technical College

If you are interested in studying allied health and medical assisting services, you may want to check out the program at Horry-Georgetown Technical College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is located in Conway, South Carolina and has a total student population of 6,705.

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.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Medical Assisting (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the medical assisting majors at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

50% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 50% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 50% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in medical assisting only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Horry-Georgetown Technical College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 37% more women than average.

Horry-Georgetown Technical 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College are white. Around 73% 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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 SC, the home state for Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Medical Assistants 9,800 $32,120
Pharmacy Technicians 7,500 $31,530
Health Specialties Professors 2,980 $72,470
Surgical Technologists 1,970 $39,970
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,960 $31,630

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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