Basic Medical Reception Skills

Program Number:  901064

Program website: Basic Medical Reception Skills Certificate


Clerical jobs are among the top five occupations for projected growth nationally. Madison College has developed this certificate to help you get hired, promoted or to update your skills by providing basic medical reception skills used in today’s modern medical offices. Full- and part-time positions are available in small and large healthcare organizations through Wisconsin and the United States. Typical working hours in this occupation are weekday business hours, generally 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with some variation.

The skills obtained in the Basic Medical Reception Skills Certificate may be applied to the Medical Administrative Specialist Associate in Applied Science degree program and the Medical Transcriptionist Technical Diploma program. In addition, many of the certificate credits may be applied to other programs at Madison College.

This certificate is available to those working full time seeking skills to change careers. Current Madison College students may complete this certificate in conjunction with their existing course work. Most courses are available both online and in the classroom.

Students who successfully complete this certificate typically earn $9.50 to $13.00 per hour based on their experience and other job skills.



Program Courses offered at the following Campuses: 

Fort Atkinson Campus
South Campus
Truax Campus