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Administrative Clinic Assistant Overview

Administrative Clinic Assistant

Career/Program Overview

A career as an Administrative Clinic Assistant involves patient and physician contact, detailed appointment scheduling, phone work.  Successful completion of this program would prepare graduate to assume the role of a Patient Service Representative, Patient Appointment Coordinator and Clinical Assistant.  In each of these roles this individual will need to demonstrate problem solving, listening and organizational skills.  Multitasking, being self-directed, the ability to prioritize tasks, demonstrate accountable/responsible behavior is imperative.


As an Administrative Clinic Assistant, students will develop knowledge and attitudes sought by today’s employers.  Extensive training provided in: 

  • Customer Service
  • Soft Skills
  • Office Related Technology
  • Entry Level Clinic Processes
  • Oral and Written Communication

Our program incorporates courses that contain shadowing in the work environment.  Students have elective options that will allow them to reach the skill level needed to be successful in their career.  Example:  Keyboarding

Program/Degree Options

* Administrative Clinic Assistant, Diploma  

* Administrative Clinic Assistant, Associate of Applied Science 

Program Start Date(s)

Students can start coursework any semester.  Full-time and part-time schedules are available.  Courses are offered online, in a mixed format of online and on campus (hybrid).  Many courses within this program are offered on campus too.

Career Opportunities/Information

Job opportunities for Administrative Clinic Assistants may be available in large and small clinics.  Graduates of this program are employed at Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical, Chiropractic, Podiatry, Optometric and Dental clinics.  

  • Salary Range in MN - $15.63 – $21.95
  • Starting Salary at one of our larger employers in Rochester - $17.33


The Higher Learning Commission accredits Rochester Community and Technical College.

For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations

Additional Information

Program Website: www.rctc.edu/program/aca
Program Plan: www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs
More Information: www.rctc.edu/contact

Employment Opportunities in MN as well as employment for the Rochester area is provided to students on a Distance Learning Platform that all enrolled students will have direct access to. 

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Overview content updated: 2017-04-19
Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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