Medical Administrative Professional Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

Northwood Tech 2019-2020 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

Employed in Related Field

69%

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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$29,118 - $32,778

Range of Yearly Salary

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.

Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Patient Services Representative

Perform healthcare-specific administrative duties using knowledge of medical terminology, policies, and procedures in a fast-paced work environment. Duties may include facilitating patient registration flow while being a friendly, front line patient ambassador, answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, collecting and posting payments, initiating prior authorizations and insurance verification, and scanning documents into patient charts. 

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Medical Records Specialist 

Medical secretaries transcribe dictation and prepare reports or articles for physicians or medical scientists. They also take simple medical histories of patients, arrange for patients to be hospitalized or process insurance payments. Medical secretaries need to be familiar with medical terminology and codes, medical records and hospital or laboratory procedures.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Scheduler
  • Hospital Admissions Representative
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Patient Account Representative
  • Clinic Coder
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Health Information Clerk

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Transfer Opportunities

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

Hear From Graduates

"Due to medical issues from being in the service, I was unable to continue my career as a mechanic, so I started the Medical Administrative Professional program. My instructor always kept me motivated and on the right course, even when things got tough. Choosing this wonderful program is the first step to making a positive move toward your future career." 

Michael C., Medical Administrative Professional Graduate

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