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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Jefferson Community and Technical College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Jefferson Community and Technical College

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

Jefferson Community and Technical College is located in Louisville, Kentucky and has a total student population of 12,560.

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.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Jefferson Community and Technical College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Jefferson Community and Technical College offers distance education options for medical assisting at the following degree levels:

Jefferson Community and Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Jefferson Community and Technical College

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

Jefferson Community and Technical College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

83% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 17% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 83% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in medical assisting only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Jefferson Community and Technical College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 4% more women than average.

Jefferson Community and 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College are white. Around 81% 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Jefferson Community and Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 43
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 KY, the home state for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Medical Assistants 8,970 $31,900
Pharmacy Technicians 8,470 $29,270
Health Specialties Professors 2,070 $64,560
Surgical Technologists 1,730 $45,520
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,600 $54,060

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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