Our Medical Administrative Assistant program is temporarily not accepting new students into the program. Please contact Jacket Student Central for further details and information at 406-247-3007. 

 
MSUB City College students
Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Physicians' offices
  • Extended care facilities
  • Medical insurance companies

Degree & Certificate OptionsUpon successful completion of this program, students earn an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant.  

Plan of Study

Program Details

  • to schedule appointments
  • how to establish and maintain patient records
  • appropriate methods of processing mail: billing, collections
  • medical coding
  • insurance filing
  • basic reception duties
  • appropriate business correspondence
  • transcription of medical reports and letters
  • to follow appropriate medical office policies
  • to be cognizant of the ethical and legal responsibilities of the medical profession

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Managing one's own time and the time of others
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
 Job Outlook and Pay Info
Median Wage (MT)*
$27,810

Median Wage (US)*

$29,680
Average entry-level wage, COT grads (2006-2010)
 $23,002

Expected growth (MT)* (projection through 2016)

17%
Expected growth (US)* (projection through 2018)
16%

 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment Projections; MT Dept. of Labor and Industry, Research and Analysis Bureau  

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