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Receptionist Certificate

Program Details

The online Receptionist Certificate program from Minnesota West Community and Technical College prepares students for successful employment as receptionists in a variety of businesses and organizations. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Keyboard or type business correspondences, reports, business forms, and other documents using word processing equipment
  • ​Greet customers and other visitors, determine their needs, and refer callers to the person who can help them
  • ​Type, file, operate a switchboard, open and sort mail, schedule appointments, prepare travel vouchers, and do simple bookkeeping


  • Official high school transcript or GED

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Minnesota West is not authorized to deliver online learning in California, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands.