Healthcare Office Professional Program

RCTC’s Healthcare Office Professional Program emphasizes extensive medical terminology and a highly developed skill in medical office fundamentals as well as general office skills and technology training. Medical letters to referring physicians along with reports in the patient’s medical record regarding examinations, operations, procedures, and tests are emphasized. Students will learn how diseases affect the body and which drugs and other treatments are used to treat illnesses. Students will be trained for administrative assistant positions in medical offices, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, and firms that provide medical supplies and equipment.

RCTC’s Healthcare Office Professional program is ranked #1 as the Best Health and Medical Administrative Services Associates Degree in Minnesota. Learn more.

 

 

Certain degrees in this program are available fully online

Program Options

Healthcare Office Professional Diploma

This program prepares students for employment in healthcare office environments. Employment opportunities may include medical administrative assistants, receptionists, appointment coordinators, medical transcriptionists, medical scribes, medical editors, medical secretary, and healthcare documentation specialists. Healthcare office professionals may provide support to patients, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and surgeons in hospitals, clinics, or medical offices. Extensive training is provided in medical terminology, healthcare documentation, and office technology and fundamentals. Students will learn how diseases affect the body and which medications and other treatments are used to treat illnesses.

Healthcare Office Professional Certificate

This program prepares students for employment in healthcare office environments. Employment opportunities may include medical administrative assistants, receptionists, appointment coordinators, medical transcriptionists, medical scribes, medical editors, medical secretary, and healthcare documentation specialists. Healthcare office professionals may provide support to patients, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and surgeons in hospitals, clinics, or medical offices. Extensive training is provided in medical terminology, healthcare documentation, and office technology and fundamentals. Students will learn how diseases affect the body and which medications and other treatments are used to treat illnesses.

Healthcare Office Professional AAS

This program prepares students for employment in healthcare office environments. Employment opportunities may include medical administrative assistants, receptionists, appointment coordinators, medical transcriptionists, medical scribes, medical editors, medical secretary, and healthcare documentation specialists. Healthcare office professionals may provide support to patients, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and surgeons in hospitals, clinics, or medical offices. Extensive training is provided in medical terminology, healthcare documentation, and office technology and fundamentals. Students will learn how diseases affect the body and which medications and other treatments are used to treat illnesses.

 

“Choosing to enroll and attain my college degree after being away for many years, I was able to complete some of the required classes quicker through the Credit for Prior Learning opportunity. I was able to use my previous and current work experience and AHDI certification to complete at least six of the required Administrative and Healthcare Office Professional Program courses by demonstrating I had the skills and experience needed to pass the classes through credit for prior learning.”–JU, RCTC Administrative/Executive Office Professional student

 

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Kerry Schad, Program Advisor

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