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The medical office specialist diploma at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN is designed to prepare you to be a medical administrative assistant. As a medical administrative assistant, you’ll need to be familiar with a multitude of hospital, clinic, and lab procedures; and understand medical laws and ethics. We’ll provide you the most current and comprehensive training.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Transcribe dictation and prepare correspondence, records, and charts
  • Prepare insurance forms and billings
  • Learn how to spell, pronounce and define medical terms
  • Learn how to use drug reference books
  • Medical office tasks such as insurance, coding, banking, telephone techniques, billing, and scheduling of appointments

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

2020-2021: Program is under review

“LSC’s medical administration program teaches you very practical knowledge. I apply my training from LSC every day in my job in the clinic.”

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Athena HartmanAlum, Medical Office Specialist Diploma
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Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The medical office specialist diploma may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

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