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MSU Extended University offers medical assistant exam prep course beginning Oct. 22

October 5, 2016 -- MSU News Service

MSU Extended University will offer a two-day course that helps medical assistants prepare for the national Registered Medical Assistant exam.   High-Res available

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BOZEMAN—Montana State University’s Extended University will offer a preparation course for medical assistants who wish to take the national Registered Medical Assistant exam, sponsored by American Medical Technologists. Five years of experience are required in order to sit for the exam.

The course will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and again on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Bozeman High School. The course is offered via a collaboration between Gallatin College MSU and MSU Extended University.

Carol Schloss, a Bozeman native and MSU graduate, will instruct. Schloss attended North Kansas City School of Medical Technology and is a licensed clinical laboratory scientist. She also earned a master’s degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma. Schloss has been the program director for Gallatin College MSU’s medical assistant program for five years, during which time the college has had a 100 percent pass rate on the RMA (AMT) exam.

The course is $379, which also includes a textbook and national exam fees.

Register online at or call MSU Extended University at (406) 994-6683. The registration deadline is Oct. 18.

Contact: Nicole Soll, MSU Extended University, (406) 994-6633 or