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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students for employment in the medical field as secretaries to physicians and surgeons, in hospitals, clinics, or medical groups. Extensive training is provided in medical terminology, medical transcription and office technology. Students will learn how diseases affect the body and which drugs and other treatments are used to treat illnesses. This degree program is also designed with additional general education requirements for those students who may wish to transfer to another program/institution

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu