16 Credits | Less than 1 year
Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior
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. 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. Courses are offered in a variety of delivery options, including traditional classroom, flex (independent study) and online.
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 the workplace
In addition to case studies and scenarios, you will develop the skills employers want using current software such as Electronic Health Records, 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 at the learning centers in Ladysmith and Hayward. Take classes online, by interactive television and in the traditional classroom format.
WITC 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 WITC, 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 diploma in Health Office Professional or an associate 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 program curriculum you’ll be able to perform routine healthcare administrative procedures, use technology to complete business and administrative tasks and model professionalism in the workplace.
You could take this first and get a credential.
You can continue your education to advance your skills.
Continue your education to obtain your bachelor's degree.
Medical Administrative Professional Bachelor's Degree
Admissions and Tuition
To apply for a technical diploma, just fill out an application form either online or at a campus, and WITC will guide you from there.
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Estimated Total Program Costs*
16 Credits | Less than 1 year
$1,189 for books (including tax)
*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 WITC Healthcare Receptionist Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Healthcare Receptionist technical diploma.