Healthcare Receptionist

Embedded Technical Diploma

Program number: 301602

Overview

Madison College developed the Healthcare Receptionist diploma to help you get hired or promoted with the basic medical reception skills used in today’s modern healthcare offices. The skills you learn are also a pathway to the Medical Administrative Specialist program and many other programs at Madison College.

Get credit for your experience and prior learning.

Program Details

Students in the Healthcare Receptionist program can attend full or part time.

Healthcare Receptionist classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Watertown

All courses for this program are offered online and in person.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

In-person Program         Online Program

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2017-2018 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

First Semester

1 credits






Second Semester




Outcomes

After completing the Healthcare Receptionist program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks.
  • Perform routine healthcare administrative procedures.
  • Maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Model professionalism in the workplace.
Careers

Madison College's Healthcare Receptionist diploma graduates are ready for a range of professional positions in the field of healthcare reception including:

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Appointment Scheduler
  • Department/Clinic Assistant
  • Medical Customer Service Representative

With advanced training, students may find employment as:

  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Word Processing Operator
  • Department/Clinic Assistant – Objective, Senior
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Medical Coding Specialist

Students who successfully complete this certificate typically earn $9.50 to $13 per hour.

Resources

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Flexible Learning Options

Out-of-state students can complete the Healthcare Receptionist program completely online without paying out-of-state tuition.