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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. 


Coursework will include written and oral communications, applied customer service skills, computer applications, workplace technology, medical terminology and body systems and patient interactions. 

Program/Degree Options

  • Administrative Clinic Assistant, Diploma  
  • Administrative Clinic Assistant, Associate of Applied Science
  • Administrative Assistant, Certificate
  • Administrative Assistant, Diploma
  • Administrative Assistant, Associate in Applied Science
  • Administrative Assistant, Associate in Science
  • Administrative Assistant Refresher, Certificate
  • Administrative Assistant: Legal, Certificate
  • Customer Service Administrative Specialist, Diploma
  • Customer Service Office Assistant, Certificate
  • Software Application Specialist, Certificate

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 including Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical, Chiropractic, Podiatry, Optometric and Dental clinics. 

Salaries for Administrative Clinic Assistant will vary in Minnesota depending upon clinic specialty.  Average starting salary is $15.63 to $21.95.

Salaries for Administrative Assistants will vary in Minnesota depending upon specialty skills. Average salary is $18.30 in MN and salaries range from $16.36 to $23.06.

Average salary for a Customer Service Specialist is $15.26. The salary range for a Customer Service Specialist is $12.39 to $23.36.

Average salary of a Software Specialist is $15.86. The salary range of a Software Specialist is 8.17 to 21.15.


Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

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

Additional Information

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

Gainful Employment Programs

The U.S. Department of Education's (USDE) gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information for programs that lead to certificates or diplomas and are financial aid eligible.

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Overview content updated: 2016-08-18
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