Medical Office Specialist Technical Diploma | Northcentral Technical College

Medical Office Specialist

Newly AddedTechnical Diploma

The Medical Office Specialist serves patient and organizational needs by performing a variety of office support or business functions within a health care organization. The Medical Office Specialist Technical Diploma program prepares students for work in a physician’s office, clinic, hospital or for employment wherever knowledge of medical terminology, professional procedures and ethics is required. Duties of a Medical Office Specialist may include scheduling appointments, screening and making telephone calls, obtaining and verifying patient registration information, transcribing medical dictation, preparing and maintaining medical records, preparing correspondence, preparing patient billing and insurance claims, performing financial and bookkeeping procedures, arranging outside appointments, admissions and managing daily office activities.

program at a Glance

Medical Office Specialist 38-39 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford Fully Available
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Fully Available
  • Wittenberg Fully Available

Approximate Cost

$8,539 (Tuition: $6129, Books: $2410)

Average Starting Salary

$26,515 According to Economic Modeling Specialists International.

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program Outcomes

  • Perform medical office administrative functions
  • Model professional behavior, ethics and appearance in the health care environment
  • Produce quality medical and business documents
  • Apply medical language and AHDI formatting guidelines in all medical documents
  • Use reference materials to research information
  • Adhere to security/privacy/confidentiality policies
  • Provide customer service skills in a professional manner
  • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems

Course List

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Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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