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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Union County College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Union County College

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

Union County College is located in Cranford, New Jersey and has a total student population of 8,298.

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.

Union County 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

Union County College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Union County College

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

Union County College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

74% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 26% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 74% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in medical assisting only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Union County College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 13% more women than average.

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 8
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 NJ, the home state for Union County College.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Medical Assistants 19,110 $35,840
Pharmacy Technicians 9,570 $33,070
Healthcare Support Workers 6,080 $36,540
Health Specialties Professors 4,420 $109,190
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 3,080 $37,630

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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