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Medical Receptionist

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as a medical receptionist. Medical receptionists may be responsible for answering telephones, scheduling appointments, and preparing correspondence. Persons in this position need to know medical office terminology; must be familiar with hospital, clinic, and physician office health information procedures; and understand medical laws and ethics. In addition, the medical receptionist may be involved in handling release of information requests.

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