Healthcare Administrative Specialist

The Healthcare Administrative Specialist 60-credit associate degree prepares graduates for a leadership position in a variety of healthcare environments. Graduates obtain the knowledge and technical skills needed for healthcare office management. The degree includes a strong foundation in professional skills with college-level coursework in technical writing, ethics, intercultural communication, and psychology. Emphasis areas offered in management and medical coding.

The Healthcare Administrative Specialist 45-credit diploma prepares students to be highly trained office specialists who are accountable for the coordination of the day-to-day medical office roles of patient appointment scheduling, telephone communications, medical record maintenance, healthcare data analysis, and patient billing processes. Successful healthcare administrative assistants have exceptional communication skills and display a high degree of professionalism in their work. 

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  Minnesota's Global Military Learning Network: Military Bridge Available!

Military bridge programs through Minnesota's Global Military Learning Network (MN-GMLN) provide opportunities for U.S. military service members who have trained in specific occupations to use their training as college credit toward specific degrees.

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