To become a medical assistant (MA) in Montana, you first need to get a high school diploma or GED. The Montana Department of Labor and Industry also requires MAs to hold a diploma from an accredited medical assisting program or equivalent experience, training or education, as determined by their supervising physician or podiatrist. Beyond that, you are not required to have a national MA certification to work in Montana. The Montana government states that MAs must work under the supervision of a Montana-licensed physician or podiatrist.
Read on to find out more about online medical assistant certification in Montana.