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Major: Health and Medical Administrative Services


Introduction

Health and medical administrative services programs prepare students to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
  • Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Claims Examiner
  • Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Long Term Care Administration/Management
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
  • Medical Reception/Receptionist
  • Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Health Management & Clinical Assistant/Specialist

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 444 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 184 graduates

Associates degree, 455 graduates

Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years, 1 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 329 graduates

Master degree**, 288 graduates

Doctoral degree, 8 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Alexandria Technical & Community College - Online Alexandria
Anoka Technical College Anoka
Anoka Technical College - Online Anoka
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Century College White Bear Lake
Century College - Online White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Lake Superior College Duluth
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead - Online Moorhead
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Canby Canby
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Granite Falls Granite Falls
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Jackson Jackson
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Online Worthington
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Pipestone
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks East Grand Forks
Northland Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls
Northwest Technical College Bemidji
Northwest Technical College - Online Perham
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Online Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Online Austin
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
Rochester Community and Technical College - Online Rochester
Saint Paul College St. Paul
Saint Paul College - Online St. Paul
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College - Online St. Cloud
Winona State University - Online Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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