Medical Administrative Professional Career Outlook

Percent Employed




WITC Medical Administrative Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


WITC Medical Administrative Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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$30,678 - $38,456

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Medical Administrative Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018 




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


Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Medical Language Specialist (transcriptionist)

Medical Language Specialists, sometimes referred to as transcriptionists or healthcare documentation specialists, listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports. They also may review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients’ medical histories, discharge summaries and other documents.

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Medical Secretary 

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 Receptionist

  • Medical Scheduler

  • Hospital Admissions Representative

  • Medical Billing Specialist

  • Patient Account Representative

  • Clinic Coder

  • Health Unit Coordinator 

  • Health Information Clerk

Transfer Opportunities

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

Articulation Agreements

The Medical Administrative Professional program at WITC has articulation agreements with Franklin University, Lakeland University, Northland College, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout. 

The colleges listed above have developed an associate degree to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (bachelor degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)


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