15 Credits | Less than 1 year
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
*Combination of Online, Your Choice or On Site instruction
Career Cluster: Business Management
With the Healthcare Receptionist technical diploma you can enter the high-demand field of healthcare as a medical receptionist, scheduler, information clerk or appointment coordinator in as little as 16 weeks. There are many career opportunities for these positions in hospitals, clinics (medical, vision, chiropractic and dental), insurance companies, rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing facilities.
The Healthcare Receptionist short-term diploma prepares students to perform a variety of office support functions within a health care organization. This embedded technical diploma fully ladders into the Health Office Professional technical diploma and the Medical Administrative Professional associate degree.
Healthcare Receptionist graduates will be able to:
- Perform routine healthcare administrative procedures
- Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
- Maintain internal and external relationships
- Model professionalism
In addition to case studies and scenarios, you will develop the skills employers want using current software such as Word, Outlook and Excel.
Learn by doing.
Flexible scheduling and start dates.
Healthcare Receptionist classes are offered on all four campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior) and Online. Take classes in a variety of formats including Online, Your Choice, or On Site.
Northwood Tech is large enough to serve you but small enough to know you. Our experienced faculty are knowledgeable, approachable and eager to help. The sizes of your classes will allow for the attention you deserve.
As a Healthcare Receptionist student at Northwood Tech, you have started your Career Pathway. This is the first step in earning credentials each step of the way! Graduates of the Healthcare Receptionist program may continue to earn a technical diploma in Health Office Professional or an associate degree in Medical Administrative Professional.
Cutting Edge, Relevant Curriculum
Continuous networking with medical office professionals, employers and recent graduates keeps your courses up to date and applicable to your future career.
Upon completion of the Healthcare Receptionist required courses, you’ll be able to perform routine healthcare administrative procedures, use technology to complete business and administrative tasks, and model professionalism in the workplace.
Healthcare Receptionist is Part of a Career Pathway
As a Healthcare Receptionist student at Northwood Tech, you can earn credentials each step of the way!
You could take this first and get a credential.
You can continue your education to advance your skills.
Continue your education to complete your associate degree.
Continue your education to earn your bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
Estimated Total Program Costs 2023-24*
15 Credits | Less than 1 year
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the Northwood Tech Healthcare Receptionist Program
Upon completion of the program, you will earn a Healthcare Receptionist technical diploma. Continue your education at Northwood Tech into the Health Office Professional technical diploma and/or the Medical Administrative Professional associate degree.