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Degrees Offered

Required courses and specifics about degrees offered in this program

This program is available:
  • online
  • on-campus at NTC

Susan Sutton
(218) 333-6626

Medical Administrative Secretary

If you picture yourself working in a professional office setting with responsibility for multiple projects, NTC’s Medical Administrative Secretary program is the right course for you. Medical secretaries and transcriptionists are highly trained office specialists responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day medical office functions such as patient scheduling, telephone communications, medical record maintenance, medical transcription and patient billing.

Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics including:

  • Medical office procedures
  • Medical billing, coding and insurance
  • Medical terminology
  • Intro to anatomy and physiology

Graduates who complete our AAS degree have an in-depth understanding of what it takes to manage a medical office; for those only interested in a specialized area of the medical office, we offer shorter certification and diploma programs focused on medical coding, insurance and transcription.


Graduates of the medical secretary, medical administrative secretary and emphasis area programs enjoy a wide range of employment opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities and dental offices.

Find out more about a career as a medical secretary.

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