Health Office Professional Career Outlook

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2019-2020 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses)

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


2019-2020 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses)

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Yearly Salary - $36,039

Northwood Tech 2019-2020 Graduate Follow-Up Survey




*Range of yearly salary based on composite from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS) which may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates.


Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

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Health Information Clerk

Health Information Clerks perform routine clerical duties such as maintaining records, collecting data and providing information to customers.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Hospital Admissions Representative
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Medical Scheduler

Related Programs

  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Office Support Specialist

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Health Office Professional technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you can continue your education and complete Northwood Tech's Medical Administrative Professional associate degree and transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"There were so many things I loved about the Health Office Professional program. I loved how we practiced the skills in the classroom that are needed on the job, such as preparing forms, memos, etc. I loved how classes were offered online, in person or via web conferencing to fit my schedule. Northwood Tech totally changed my entire life and gave me the confidence I never had." 

Missy W., Health Office Professional graduate


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Tia Dietz

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800.243.9482 ext. 5220


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Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195


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Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339


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Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243


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