Medical Administrative Assistant

Bitterroot College Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) program is a Workforce Training program which does not require college admission.

Program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. Coursework covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management, and management of practice finances. Program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the healthcare field. Program prepares students to take the National Healthcareer Association's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.

Bitterroot College Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) program provides 50 hours of classroom and laboratory instruction.

Application, Cost, Dates, and Deadlines

Next Program Offering

  • Application/Fee Deadline: Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • Program Start Date: May 26 - June 29, 2020
  • Program Fee: $1,400 (see Program Information for fee assistance options)

Download Program Information and Application

Future Program Dates

  • Future Program Start Date: TBA

Employment Outlook

Medical Secretary jobs are predicted to grow nationally by 23% between 2016 and 2026. The median national annual salary for Medical Secretaries is $34,610; in Montana, the median annual salary is $30,860For more employment information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Employment Statistics, Projections Central, and Montana's Informational Wage Rates by Occupation.

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