Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
The medical receptionist diploma at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN is designed to prepare you for a job as a medical receptionist. Medical receptionists answer telephones, schedule appointments, and prepare correspondence. You’ll need to be familiar with hospital, clinic, and doctor office health information procedures; and understand medical laws and ethics. In addition, as a medical receptionist, you may handle release of information requests.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- Learn how to spell, pronounce and define medical terms
- Business productivity software
- Medical office tasks such as insurance, coding, banking, telephone techniques, billing, and scheduling of appointments
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The medical receptionist degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Medical office assistant
- Communication specialist
- File clerk
- Switchboard operator