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Administrative Secretary

If you enjoy helping people, have strong communication skills, and have an interest in medical and health issues, a job as a medical office administrative secretary might be a good career for you. When you earn your degree at Mt. Hood Community College, you learn to work in a health care setting with medical professionals and patients. This includes learning the necessary skills such as reception, scheduling, coding, and billing.

The Experience

Program Details

This program prepares you to work in a medical office setting as an administrative secretary. You will learn to work with both medical professionals and the patients they serve. Courses include topics such as body systems, communications technology, billing and accounting, first aid, and more.

Your future

When you graduate, you may find work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, nursing facilities, or with insurance companies.

How To Get Started

You can start the medical office administrative secretary program during any term. Students admitted to MHCC can sign up for classes in the program after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met.

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The courses in this major mix written communication, computer skills, and medical knowledge together to prepare you for a medical office career.

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