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Medical Office Support

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Medical Office Support certificate will prepare students for work as medical receptionists or other entry-level positions in many health area settings, e.g., hospital departmental office, clinics, chiropractic and health information settings. Students will be trained in patient registration, correspondence, interpersonal skills, document preparation, as well as terminology/language, insurance, electronic health records, and organization of healthcare settings. Students will be able to earn the short-term certificate and then continue to other existing offerings in a seamless path. Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

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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Century College
Century College
3300 Century Avenue North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Toll-Free: (800) 228-1978 Local: (651) 779-3300 TTY: (651) 779-3354 Email: