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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at San Juan College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at San Juan 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 San Juan College stacks up to those at other schools.

SJC is located in Farmington, New Mexico and has a total student population of 6,741.

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.

SJC 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 SJC

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

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

  • Associate’s Degree

SJC Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Medical Assisting Student Demographics at SJC

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

SJC Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

87% Women
27% 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.

SJC 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 SJC are white. Around 68% 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 San Juan College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at San Juan College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 67
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

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 NM, the home state for San Juan College.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Medical Assistants 5,960 $30,750
Pharmacy Technicians 2,360 $33,710
Health Specialties Professors 1,300 $150,170
Healthcare Support Workers 820 $39,210
Physician Assistants 680 $108,610


*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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