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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 44
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Medical office assistants are highly-trained office specialists who participate in the coordination of medical office functions including patient appointment scheduling, telephone communications, medical record maintenance, medical transcription and patient billing processes. Successful medical office assistants have excellent communication skills and exhibit a high degree of professionalism. All courses in the program incorporate the skills needed for employment in the medical office assistant profession.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena 56482
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

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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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529