Patient Services Specialist Career Outlook

Percent Employed

93%

Employed

 

WITC Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017*

Employed in Related Field

77%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017*

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$37,818

Average Yearly Salary*

 

*Patient Services Specialist is a new program at WITC. No graduate follow-up data was available, so wage data was derived from WITC's 2016–2017 Graduate Survey Results.


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionists perform receptionist duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Additional opportunities include: 

  • Medical Insurance Clerk

  • Patient Scheduler

  • Healthcare Customer Service Representative

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Patient Services Specialist and Medical Assistant technical diplomas at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Medical Assistant program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

The college listed above has developed a technical diploma 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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