Medical Administrative Specialist

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Medical Administrative Specialist - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount
Medical Administrative Specialist - Diploma 39 cr. Rosemount
Medical Receptionist - Certificate 25 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

This program prepares students to work in a variety of positions in the medical field. Some of the specialized medical courses include medical office procedures, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology. Students also complete various communications courses and become proficient in current software applications for word processing, spreadsheets and presentation graphics.

Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS)

DCTC offers courses that prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) certification exam. MCAS credential validates skills in using Microsoft Office 2010 meeting the demand for the most up-to-date skills on the latest Microsoft technologies.

Program Prerequisite

Work Environment

Medical administrative specialists are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician offices, insurance companies and other organizations connected to the medical field. Administrative duties include composing correspondence, managing doctors' schedules, preparing professional presentations, scheduling patient appointments, maintaining patient files and transcribing reports.

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Academic Advisor

Amy Eppen


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