Certificate of Technical Studies in Medical Scribe Apprentice
Great Falls College Montana State University

Program Details

The online Certificate of Technical Studies in Medical Scribe Apprentice program prepares students to function as entry-level Medical Scribes, able to document physician/patient encounters using current electronic health record systems effectively.  Students learn to understand and apply HIPAA and patient privacy rules, utilize Electronic Healthcare Record systems effectively and accurately, use medical terminology appropriately, and understand and work within CMS guidelines and guidelines of the Physician Quality Reporting Systems and the Joint Commission’s Accountability Measures.  Graduates are prepared to become credentialed as Medical Scribe Apprentices through the American College of Medical Scribe Specialists.


  • High school and college (if applicable) transcripts
  • COMPASS placement test (may be waived by ACT/SAT scores or previous college credit in math and writing)

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities