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2021 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Trade Schools

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Finding the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree School for You

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services is one of the most popular majors in the nation, ranking 2nd of all the majors we analyze. In 2018-2019, 99,166 degrees and certificates were awarded to students with this major.

It's not easy to decide which trade school program to enroll in when you have so many options available. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses.

The Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Trade Schools ranking is one of many tools that Trade College Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 991 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular associate's degree programs for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Colleges.

#1

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Our 2021 rankings named Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale the most popular school in the United States for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fort Lauderdale.

Women make up 81% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

Medical Assisting majors at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale take out an average of $23,403 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $239.

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#2

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend ECPI University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the large city of Virginia Beach, ECPI University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

About 92% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 8% are male.

After completing their Associate's Degree, medical assisting graduates from ECPI University carry an average student debt load of $16,756. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $170, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Out of the 991 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Ivy Tech Community College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Ivy Tech Community College is a very large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

About 93% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 7% are male.

Medical Assisting majors at Ivy Tech Community College take out an average of $15,552 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $130, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is a great place for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the rural area of Visalia, San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is a private for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

About 87% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 13% are male.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $17,339. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $208.

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#5

Baker College

Flint, MI

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Baker College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Baker College is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the town of Flint.

Women make up 89% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

On average, medical assisting graduates from Baker College take out $19,336 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $182.

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Southwest University at El Paso landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Located in the city of El Paso, Southwest University at El Paso is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 81% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

After completing their Associate's Degree, medical assisting graduates from Southwest University at El Paso carry an average student debt load of $16,810. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $186.

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National University College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for allied health and medical assisting services students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #7 on the list. National University College is a large private for-profit school located in the midsize city of Bayamon.

About 79% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 21% are male.

Medical Assisting majors at National University College take out an average of $9,305 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $83.

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#8

ASA College

Brooklyn, NY

With a ranking of #8, ASA College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. ASA Institute is a small private for-profit school located in the city of Brooklyn.

Women make up 92% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

Medical Assisting majors at ASA Institute take out an average of $15,514 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $153, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#9

Independence University

Salt Lake City, UT

With a ranking of #9, Independence University did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the suburb of Salt Lake City, Branch of Stevens-Henager College is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

Women make up 95% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at Branch of Stevens-Henager College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $24,029. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $247, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#10

Mildred Elley NYC

New York, NY

Mildred Elley NYC ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Mildred Elley NYC is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

About 94% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 6% are male.

On average, medical assisting graduates from Mildred Elley NYC take out $20,943 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $215.

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Carrington College, Sacramento landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Located in the large suburb of Sacramento, Carrington College, Sacramento is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Women make up 91% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

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#12

Stanbridge University

Irvine, CA

Stanbridge University landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Located in the large city of Irvine, Stanbridge is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Women make up 64% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at Stanbridge take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $24,949. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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#13

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, PR

Universidad del Turabo landed the #13 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Located in the large suburb of Gurabo, Universidad del Turabo is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

About 76% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 24% are male.

After completing their Associate's Degree, medical assisting graduates from Universidad del Turabo carry an average student debt load of $6,083. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $52.

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#14

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for allied health and medical assisting services students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #14 on the list. St. Kate's is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

Of the 211 students majoring in medical assisting at St. Kate's, 9% are male and 91% are female.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at St. Kate's take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $20,472. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $218, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#15

Fox College

Bedford Park, IL

Fox College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for allied health and medical assisting services students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #15 on the list. Fox College is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Bedford Park.

Of the 208 students majoring in medical assisting at Fox College, 16% are male and 84% are female.

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#16

Vet Tech Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

Vet Tech Institute ranked #16 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Vet Tech Institute is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

About 91% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 9% are male.

While working on their Associate's Degree, medical assisting majors at Vet Tech Institute accumulate an average of around $13,798 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $112.

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Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Clearwater, UMA Clearwater is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 94% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

Medical Assisting majors at UMA Clearwater take out an average of $18,510 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $191.

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Sinclair Community College landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree allied health and medical assisting services programs. Sinclair Community College is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Dayton.

About 86% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 14% are male.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at Sinclair Community College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $12,919. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $127, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Eastwick College - Ramsey did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for allied health and medical assisting services students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #18 on the list. Located in the suburb of Ramsey, Eastwick College - Ramsey is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

About 75% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 25% are male.

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With a ranking of #20, Mandl School - The College of Allied Health did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the city of New York, Mandl School is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

About 87% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 13% are male.

On average, medical assisting graduates from Mandl School take out $15,535 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $153, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Macomb Community College ranked #21 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Warren, Macomb Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 88% of the students majoring in medical assisting at the school are women while 12% are male.

The average amount in student loans that medical assisting majors at Macomb Community College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $7,745. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $74, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#22

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY

With a ranking of #22, LaGuardia Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. LaGuardia is a large public school located in the city of Long Island City.

Of the 114 students majoring in medical assisting at LaGuardia, 20% are male and 80% are female.

While working on their Associate's Degree, medical assisting majors at LaGuardia accumulate an average of around $10,755 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $96.

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#23

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX

With a ranking of #23, Lone Star College System did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. North Harris Montgomery is a fairly large public school located in the city of The Woodlands.

Of the 109 students majoring in medical assisting at North Harris Montgomery, 20% are male and 80% are female.

On average, medical assisting graduates from North Harris Montgomery take out $13,714 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $125.

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#23

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL

With a ranking of #23, St Petersburg College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health and medical assisting services students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the small city of Clearwater, SPC is a public school with a very large student population.

Women make up 87% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

On average, medical assisting graduates from SPC take out $18,293 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $161, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#25

Cedar Valley College

Lancaster, TX

Cedar Valley College came in at #25 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools ranking. Located in the rural area of Lancaster, Cedar Valley College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Women make up 96% of the medical assisting majors at the school.

On average, medical assisting graduates from Cedar Valley College take out $10,963 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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#26

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, RI
#26

Central Penn College

Summerdale, PA
#28

Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA
#29

Skyline College

San Bruno, CA
#30

Bradford School

Columbus, OH
#32

San Juan College

Farmington, NM
#33

CBD College

Los Angeles, CA
#36

Medaille College

Buffalo, NY
#44

Ross College-Sylvania

Sylvania, OH
#46

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA
#48

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA

Additional Award Winners

This section represents the remainder of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Trade Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 991 different United States allied health and medical assisting services schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Universidad del Este Carolina, PR
52 CollegeAmerica - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
53 Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville, PA
54 Kent State University at Ashtabula Ashtabula, OH
55 Pima Medical Institute - Mesa Mesa, AZ
56 Rasmussen College - Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
56 South College Knoxville, TN
58 Platt College - Riverside Riverside, CA
58 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
58 Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN
58 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
62 Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista Chula Vista, CA
62 West Virginia Junior College - Morgantown Morgantown, WV
62 SUNY Delhi Delhi, NY
62 South Texas College McAllen, TX
66 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
66 Rasmussen College - Florida Ocala, FL
68 Stark State College North Canton, OH
68 Miller-Motte College Fayetteville Fayetteville, NC
68 Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA
71 Arkansas State University - Main Campus Jonesboro, AR
71 Platt College - Ontario Ontario, CA
73 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg, WV
73 Plaza College Forest Hills, NY
75 Huertas College Caguas, PR
75 Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK
77 St Paul’s School of Nursing - Queens Rego Park, NY
77 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
77 Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA
80 Maria College of Albany Albany, NY
80 Pierpont Community and Technical College Fairmont, WV
80 North Shore Community College Danvers, MA
80 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
80 Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa Wauwatosa, WI
80 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC
86 Platt College - Los Angeles Alhambra, CA
86 Pima Medical Institute - East Valley Mesa, AZ
86 Genesee Community College Batavia, NY
86 American Career College - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
86 McLennan Community College Waco, TX
86 Concorde Career College - Memphis Memphis, TN
92 Miller-Motte College Raleigh Raleigh, NC
92 Green River College Auburn, WA
94 International Business College Fort Wayne, IN
94 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
96 South University, Tampa Tampa, FL
96 SUNY Canton Canton, NY
96 San Diego Mesa College San Diego, CA
99 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
99 California College San Diego San Diego, CA
101 Clover Park Technical College Lakewood, WA
101 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
103 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
103 Berks Technical Institute Wyomissing, PA
105 Miami Dade College Miami, FL
106 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
106 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
106 Houston Community College Houston, TX
109 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson, NC
110 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
110 McCann School of Business & Technology Monroe, LA
110 Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC
110 Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN
114 McCann School of Business & Technology Allentown, PA
114 Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI
114 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
114 Carrington College, Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
114 Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
119 South University, Savannah Savannah, GA
119 University of Puerto Rico - Humacao Humacao, PR
119 Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City, LA
119 Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA
123 Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, IA
123 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
123 Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
123 University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK
123 Ridgewater College Willmar, MN
128 Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
128 Highline College Des Moines, WA
128 Platt College - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
128 Daymar College - Clarksville Clarksville, TN
128 IBMC College Fort Collins, CO
128 Concorde Career College - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
134 St Paul’s School of Nursing - Staten Island Staten Island, NY
134 Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown, SD
134 Bryant & Stratton College - Greece Rochester, NY
134 Zane State College Zanesville, OH
134 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
134 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
134 Cerritos College Norwalk, CA
134 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
134 St Philip’s College San Antonio, TX
143 Hawaii Medical College Honolulu, HI
143 Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA
145 American National University Salem, VA
145 Bryant & Stratton College - Parma Parma, OH
145 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
145 Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA
145 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
145 Concorde Career College - North Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
145 Trident Technical College Charleston, SC
145 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
145 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional popular schools for Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services students that almost earned our Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
154 Whatcom Community College Bellingham, WA
154 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
154 Yakima Valley College Yakima, WA
154 Pima Medical Institute - Tucson Tucson, AZ
154 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
154 Mountwest Community and Technical College Huntington, WV
154 Rasmussen College - Illinois Rockford, IL
154 Blue Cliff College - Alexandria Alexandria, LA
162 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
162 South University, West Palm Beach Royal Palm Beach, FL
162 North Central State College Mansfield, OH
162 Remington College - Memphis Campus Memphis, TN
162 Clark College Vancouver, WA
162 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield, ME
162 Roane State Community College Harriman, TN
162 Shawnee State University Portsmouth, OH
170 Laredo Community College Laredo, TX
170 Colby Community College Colby, KS
170 Central Carolina Community College Sanford, NC
170 James A Rhodes State College Lima, OH
170 Concorde Career College - San Diego San Diego, CA
170 Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL
170 Community College of Rhode Island Warwick, RI
170 Goodwin College East Hartford, CT
170 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Mercedita, PR
170 Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO
180 Albany State University Albany, GA
180 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
180 Pima Medical Institute - Renton Renton, WA
180 Parkland College Champaign, IL
180 Pima Medical Institute - Seattle Seattle, WA
180 Marion Technical College Marion, OH
186 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
186 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
186 Remington College - Cleveland Campus Cleveland, OH
186 Jefferson College of Health Sciences Roanoke, VA
186 Weatherford College Weatherford, TX
191 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
191 Washburn University Topeka, KS
191 Owens Community College Perrysburg, OH
191 The College of Westchester White Plains, NY
191 Linn-Benton Community College Albany, OR
191 Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Media, PA
191 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford, OK
191 South University, Richmond Glen Allen, VA
191 Professional Skills Institute Maumee, OH
191 SUNY Ulster Stone Ridge, NY
191 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services by Region

View the Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate's Degree Trade Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services is one of 11 different types of trade school programs to choose from.

Medical Assisting Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Medical/Clinical Assistant 60,320
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician & Veterinary Assistant 9,273
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 8,341
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 7,650
Occupational Therapist Assistant 4,954
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 3,515
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 3,499
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant 803
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant 392
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 175
Radiologist Assistant 126
Anesthesiologist Assistant 82
Lactation Consultant 20
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant 12
Chiropractic Assistant/Technician 4

Majors Similar to Medical Assisting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 93,189
Allied Health Professions 75,437
Health & Medical Administrative Services 68,235
Dental Support Services 26,100
Health Sciences & Services 24,422

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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