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Allied Health Services Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 1,488 students earned their Medical Assisting degrees in VA.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Services is the 22nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in Virginia

Medical Assisting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,110
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 264
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 264
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 102
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a medical assisting major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Services Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medical assisting majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 36.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 42.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Allied Health Services Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 42,010 people employed in jobs related to a medical assisting degree, compared to 1,998,190 nationwide.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in Virginia

In this state, medical assisting grads earn an average of $48,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,450.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Virginia that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

ECPI University

Virginia Beach
668 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
13,487 Total Students

An average student at ECPI University will pay a net price of $20,554. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
799 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,509.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 57% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 30%.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

74% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Tidewater Community College will pay a net price of $8,105. In their early career, Tidewater Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,500.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,761 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
378 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. An average student at Fortis College - Norfolk will pay a net price of $22,268.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,834 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,660. The full-time teacher rate is 37%.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
513 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate

An average student at Jefferson College of Health Sciences will pay a net price of $27,000. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
6% Graduation Rate
444 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $20,933.

Allied Health Services Careers in VA

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Physician Assistants 44% $99,980
Physical Therapist Assistants 36% $60,880
Medical Assistants 35% $33,710
Occupational Therapy Assistants 35% $68,820
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 30% $37,830
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 17% $0
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $44,610
Surgical Technologists 14% $48,270
Pharmacy Technicians 14% $30,940
Healthcare Support Workers 10% $42,190

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to medical assisting.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662
Osteopathic Medicine 633

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