Academic Programs

Medical Administrative Secretary, A.A.S.

 

Locations:  Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone,
Worthington and Online.
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A medical secretary performs the confidential administrative and clerical work of a medical office. The variety of duties may include bookkeeping, billing, scheduling appointments, and processing insurance claims. Medical secretaries may be responsible for telephone, mail, transcription and typing duties. Other duties include ordering laboratory tests and supplies, as well as receiving, interviewing and instructing patients.

COURSE #COURSE TITLECREDITS
Fall - Year 1
College Keyboarding I3
Business Communications3
Medical Insurance and Reimbursement3
Body Structure & Function3
General Education
3
Credits Fall - Year 115
Spring - Year 1
College Keyboarding II3
Applied Medical Terminology2
Disease Conditions3
Introduction to Microcomputers3
General Education4
Credits Spring - Year 115
Fall - Year 2
Word Processing I2
Medical Office Procedures I3
Medical Machine Transcriptions I3
Supervisory Management3
General Education3
Electives1
Credits Fall - Year 215
Spring - Year 2
Word Processing II2
Medical Office Procedures II3
Medical Machine Transcriptions II3
General Education Electives
5
Electives2
Credits Spring - Year 215
General Education Requirements (15 Credits):
Composition I3
Issues in the Environment3
Speech3
General Education Electives ***6
TOTAL CREDITS60


Notes:
***General Education Electives choose from:  English, Biology, Chemistry, Math above 1000 level, Physics, Natural Science, Art, Foreign Language, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theater, Western Civilization, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Updated: si 4/11/14