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Medical Receptionist

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 45
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students with the broad range of technical and communications skills needed for success in today's office work environment with specific study in medical terminology, electronic health records software, and office bookkeeping. Medical office procedures coursework includes learning practice management software to includes setting patients' appointments, maintaining physicians' calendars, billing, and messaging as well as specific interpersonal communication skills necessary in a medical setting. Students will fain competence in work processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Keyboarding speed and accuracy is developed while grammar, punctuation, and writing skills are polished. Students are well prepared for employment in any medical office environment.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

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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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enrollmentservices@anokatech.edu