Montana contains three schools that offer medical transcription programs. Miles Community College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in MT, has a total student population of 502 and is the 3720th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical transcription schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Flathead Valley Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,297/yr), with Miles Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,124/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Montana schools who go on to become medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 82,810 people working as medical transcriptionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,350. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 1,050 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,240. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $32,110/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, 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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