Medical Office Receptionist MOR.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Medical Assistant Technology
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

The Medical Office Receptionist certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the medical office environment performing scheduling, monitoring patient appointments, out-patient procedures, medical and office equipment maintenance, storing supplies and pharmaceuticals. The program is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of medical language and documentation.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competence in performing entry-level administrative clerical duties and the management of the front office receptionist area.
  • Identify, evaluate and appropriately apply principles of the duties of a medical office receptionist.
  • Describe and apply principles of effective oral and written communication skills with patients, their families and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors and attitudes consistent with the delivery of safe, ethical, legal, and compassionate patient care.

Career Opportunities

Options for those who complete the certificate include: urgent care, surgicare and ambulatory care centers, as well as health maintenance organizations (HMO’s), multi-physician group practices and medical specialty clinics.


  • DEV 0012 AND DEV 0020 AND DEV 0022 AND DEV 0030

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information


Course Title Credits
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
MAS 1101 Introduction to Medical Assisting 3
MAS 1110 Administrative Medical Assisting I 2
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.