Montana contains four schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Montana Tech of the University of Montana, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in MT, has a total student population of 2,187 and is the 2433rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medical billing and coding schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montana Tech of the University of Montana comes out as the most expensive ($10,274/yr), with Miles Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,124/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Montana schools who go on to become medical billing and coding specialists, medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Emergency medical technicians and paramedics make on average $33,020 per year and there are about 217,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 800 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $25,470. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,800/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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