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Medical Administrative Secretary

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Medical Secretary transcribes dictation, prepares correspondence, records, and charts. Persons in this position need to know medical office terminology; be familiar with hospital, clinic, and laboratory procedures; and understand medical laws and ethics. In addition, the Medical Secretary may interact with patients, schedule appointments and meetings, work with patient files and records, and prepare insurance forms and billings.

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.79/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $21.41/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Lake Superior College
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Road Duluth, MN 55811