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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Western Iowa Tech Community College

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Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services at Western Iowa Tech Community College

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

Western Iowa Tech Community College is located in Sioux City, Iowa and has a total student population of 5,976.

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.

Western Iowa Tech Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Degrees Available

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

Western Iowa Tech Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Rankings

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Medical Assisting Student Demographics at Western Iowa Tech Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the medical assisting majors at Western Iowa Tech Community College.

Western Iowa Tech Community College Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Program

79% Women
For the most recent academic year available, 21% of medical assisting associate's degrees went to men and 79% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in medical assisting only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Western Iowa Tech Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 8% more women than average.

Western Iowa Tech 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 Western Iowa Tech Community College are white. Around 93% 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 Western Iowa Tech Community College with a associate's in medical assisting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Majors at Western Iowa Tech Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
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 IA, the home state for Western Iowa Tech Community College.

Occupation Jobs in IA Average Salary in IA
Medical Assistants 5,090 $34,990
Pharmacy Technicians 4,130 $32,560
Health Specialties Professors 2,760 $156,320
Health Technologists and Technicians 1,200 $42,590
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,020 $50,420

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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