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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Receptionist

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If you like working with people in a medical setting with lots of variety, then choose the Medical Receptionist program. You’ll gain the knowledge and valuable skills employers in the health care industry need. You might work in a hospital, physician’s office, dental office, or health care clinic.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate the skills and competencies necessary to operate medical office software and to perform daily office functions.

Program Entry Information

While students may begin this program in any quarter, it is recommended that students meet with an advisor to identify the best quarter start and create an academic plan specific to their chosen electives. There are some classes that are only offered once a year which, if not taken in the appropriate quarter, may impact the ability to complete the certificate in three consecutive quarters.

Testing Requirements

These requirements are for the Certificate.

  • ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension score of 71 or RDG 085  with a C or better.
  • ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills score of 71 or ENGL 092  with a C or better.
  • ACCUPLACER Arithmetic score of 50 or MATH 090  with a C or better.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Medical Receptionist Certificate completion requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater and minimum grade of C/2.0 for required courses.



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