Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 27
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Health Unit Coordinator major is designed to prepare students for careers in health care facilities which require the performance of a variety of office and communication skills. These duties include making special arrangements to meet client needs, scheduling appointments and tests according to doctors' orders, monitoring and ordering supplies, and transcribing doctors' orders to charts and other communication devices. Communicating effectively by telephone and in person with clients, visitors, and facility staff is an important part of the job. Employment may be found in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and in other health care facilities.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Median wage:$18.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Median wage:$19.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Median wage:$20.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu