Undergraduate Certificate in Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services
Education Levels of Medical Assisting Majors
In 2018-2019, 48,726 earned their undergraduate certificate in medical assisting. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in medical assisting at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Medical Assisting Majors With Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in medical assisting is $21,600. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.
A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,600 and the high is $23,800.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in medical assisting is $9,500. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $10,495 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,956.
More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in medical assisting. About 91.3% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of medical assisting undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||9,976|
|Hispanic or Latino||17,300|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to medical assisting that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||44,340|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||16,916|
|Allied Health Professions||13,537|
|Dental Support Services||10,602|
|Bodywork & Therapeutic Services||4,144|
*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
More about our data sources and methodologies.