Medical Assistant Schools in Montana
(found 2 schools)


Montana Medical Assistant Society: no AAMA affiliated society/chapter (Medical Assistants in this state belong to the AAMA at the national level instead)
State Hospital Association: MHA: An Association of Health Care Providers (Montana)



Listed below are schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Montana. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. As with many things in life, the way to find the right Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

Montana offers breathtaking mountain views, ski resorts, hunting, fishing and countless attractions in its city centers. There are approximately 975,000 people living in the state, most of whom live in Billings. The capital, Helena, is much smaller. Those seeking a job as a medical assistant in Montana will be happy to hear that the state’s health care sector has seen good growth over the past five years, most of which has taken place in urban areas.

Medical Assistant Education in Montana

There are quite a few choices for educational funding opportunities for those living and studying in Montana, specifically if you are studying at a state university. The Presidential Scholarships, the Resident Freshman University Scholarships and the Non-Resident Freshman University Scholarships (for those who plan to move to Montana) are good places to start looking for financial aid.

Medical Assisting Careers in Montana

No matter which state you choose to work in after graduating from an accredited program, prospective medical assistants should consider getting certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants in order to secure better jobs. The mean annual income for medical assistants in Montana is $27,570, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Find Medical Assistant Schools Near You

Flathead Valley Community College
Campus Locations in: Kalispell, MT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Montana State University-Billings
Campus Locations in: Billings, MT
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

Salary numbers provided are from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.