Receptionist Certificate
Minnesota West Community and Technical College

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


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • ACCUPLACER, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

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

Restricted States

California, Massachusetts, US Territories