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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Northern Virginia Community College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Northern Virginia Community College

What traits are you looking for in a medical assisting school? To help you decide if Northern Virginia Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's medical assisting program.

Northern Virginia Community College is located in Annandale, Virginia and approximately 51,822 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.

Northern Virginia Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting

Northern Virginia Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Northern Virginia Community College

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

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

87% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 13% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 87% went to women.

Northern Virginia 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 Northern Virginia Community College are white. Around 59% 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 Northern Virginia Community College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Northern Virginia Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 50
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

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 VA, the home state for Northern Virginia Community College.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Medical Assistants 14,170 $35,010
Pharmacy Technicians 9,690 $32,370
Physical Therapist Assistants 2,630 $60,110
Physician Assistants 2,510 $99,340

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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