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Healthcare Administrative Assistant - Medical Transcription

Our Healthcare Administrative Assistant program offers a balance of lecture and applied learning. The program teaches specialized skills needed as a healthcare support professional, and a background in medical terminology usage and spelling. Students learn to prepare and maintain medical and financial records, make appointments, and work with patients over the phone and in person. Health insurance and medical legal responsibilities are also studied.

The Healthcare Administrative Assistant program offers opportunities for men and women to pursue a career in healthcare facilities and other health-related areas including insurance, research, and pharmaceutical companies. Healthcare administrative assistants provide an important service to both physician and patient.

They perform many functions:

  • Transcribe dictation
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Record and chart, and assist with reports
  • Speeches, articles
  • Conference proceedings using text editing equipment

They also schedule appointments and meetings, bill patients, operate computers, work with insurance and coding, and provide other office supervisory activities.

Medical transcriptionists listen to voice recordings of medical procedures and doctors’ visits and transcribe them into organized reports.

This certificate program is for students who have prior administrative training and/or experience. Students should have keyboarding skills of 40-45 wpm, college entry-level business communication skills (English), and basic computer skills.

2016-2017

Healthcare Administrative Assistant A.A.S. Degree
Hutchinson and Willmar
70 Credits

Healthcare Administrative Assistant Diploma
Hutchinson and Willmar
48 Credits

Medical Transcription Certificate
Hutchinson and Willmar
​30 Credits

2015-2016

Healthcare Administrative Assistant A.A.S. Degree
Hutchinson and Willmar
70 Credits

Healthcare Administrative Assistant Diploma
Hutchinson and Willmar
48 Credits

Medical Transcription Certificate
Hutchinson and Willmar
​30 Credits​