Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Toll-Free: (800) 345-4655
Local: (763) 488-2500

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park

Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie


Medical Administrative Assistant

Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 49
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

Medical administrative assistants have the opportunity to work on health care teams. Duties performed utilize a knowledge of medical terminology as well as hospital and clinic procedures and may include transcription of reports and correspondence, appointment and meeting scheduling, patient file and office record maintenance, billing and insurance processing. This career requires excellent communication skills and knowledge of patient confidentiality laws. Prerequisites: A minimum keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute, straight copy typing speed, is required before beginning the Medical Transcription I course. (Straight-copy speed pretest required with program instructor.) Prerequisite: CPLT1000 Computer Keyboarding or equivalent.

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