Overview

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.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Typing
  • Spelling, definitions, and pronunciations of medical office terminology
  • Business productivity software
  • 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.

Program Guide

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$6,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The medical receptionist degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Medical office assistant
  • Communication specialist
  • File clerk
  • Greeter
  • Switchboard operator

Duluth Median Wage

$12

Minnesota Median Wage

$14

US Median Wage

$13

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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