Medical/Dental Reception Certificate

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Minimum Requirements for Medical/Dental Reception Certificate: 30 credits

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.9
As part of the certificate requirements, complete the following:
Business Communications
Writing Across Contexts
Mathematics in Health Care (or MATH at the F100 level or above)
Human Relations
Human Behavior in Health Care
Medical/Dental Reception Program Requirements
Complete the following:
HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F118Medical Law and Ethics2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider 10
HLTH F126Administrative Procedures for the Healthcare Worker3
HLTH F130Medical Office Technology3
HLTH F208Human Diseases3
HLTH F236Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement3
HLTH F261Medical/Dental Office Reception Practicum2
Total Credits30

Complete the course or submit First Aid and CPR for the healthcare provider's cards.

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Prerequisites for the program include a high school diploma or GED.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • Pass 100% of the skills (competencies) with an 85% or above
  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of understanding of the didactic knowledge required to work independently in the front office of a healthcare facility
  • Possess the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a healthcare provider’s office