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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 Secretary Technology

Medical secretaries are highly trained office specialists who are responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day medical office functions of patient appointment scheduling, telephone communications, medical record maintenance, medical transcription and patient billing processes. Successful medical secretaries have excellent communication skills and exhibit a high degree of professionalism in their work.

Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics including:

  • Business math
  • Medical billing and insurance
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical office procedures


Graduates of the medical secretary, medical administrative secretary and emphasis area programs have employment opportunities in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, and dental offices.

See specific information about Medical Secretary Careers.

Next Steps

This diploma program leads into our Medical Administrative Secretary Technology AAS or Medical Practices Office Manager AAS degrees. Graduates who complete our AAS programs have an in-depth understanding of all aspects of a medical office and are qualified candidates for management positions.

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