Medical Assisting

Career Outlook

The medical field continues to thrive no matter what economic conditions exist. Medical Assisting jobs are plentiful throughout the nation as well as locally, with a concentration in Lee, Chatham, Orange, Moore, Wake, Durham, Harnett and Cumberland counties.

Graduates can work in a doctor's office, urgent care facility, specialty office, or in a hospital, making $29,000 - $48,000 at entry-level.

You can become a part of one of the most stable, rapidly growing fields in the country. Enjoy flexible hours and new challenges with a career in Medical Assisting.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has some specific details if you are interested in things like number of jobs, work environment, median annual wage, etc.

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Please Note:
Curriculum guides are for students enrolled during the current academic year. Students enrolled in a previous academic year should visit the Program Evaluation link in Self-Service to find the required list of courses for graduation. For assistance, consult your advisor.