Certificate of Applied Science in Medical Reception
University of Montana

Program Details

Prepare for the busy and demanding role of health care receptionist with an online Certificate of Applied Science in Medical Reception from the University of Montana. Graduates will have the competencies needed to provide exceptional service to patients in settings ranging from private practice to hospital wards.

Students gain a foundational understanding of medical law and ethics, as well as guidelines established by HIPAA. Coursework also covers financial transactions including all the activities in the billing and collection cycle. In addition, students learn how to manage everyday activities in a medical front office setting, including: 

  • Greeting patients
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Screening telephone calls
  • Obtaining and entering patient registration information
  • Releasing appropriate medical information
  • Maintaining medical records
  • Managing patient flow

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score