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.

Fall - Year 1
College Keyboarding I 3
Business Communications 3
Medical Insurance and Reimbursement 3
Body Structure & Function 3
General Education
Credits Fall - Year 1 15
Spring - Year 1
College Keyboarding II 3
Applied Medical Terminology 2
Disease Conditions 3
Introduction to Microcomputers 3
General Education 4
Credits Spring - Year 1 15
Fall - Year 2
Word Processing I 2
Medical Office Procedures I 3
Medical Machine Transcriptions I 3
Supervisory Management 3
General Education 3
Electives 1
Credits Fall - Year 2 15
Spring - Year 2
Word Processing II 2
Medical Office Procedures II 3
Medical Machine Transcriptions II 3
General Education Electives
Electives 2
Credits Spring - Year 2 15
General Education Requirements (15 Credits):
Composition I 3
Issues in the Environment 3
Speech 3
General Education Electives *** 6

***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