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Medical Secretarial Studies


Medical secretarial studies programs prepare people to work in healthcare offices.

Medical secretarial studies programs include topics such as:


A few career and technical schools as well as a few community colleges and two-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in medical secretarial studies. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

For admission to the program you may need to demonstrate an intermediate level of typing speed, such as 35 wpm.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

A certificate program in medical secretarial studies typically requires that you study courses such as the following:

Things to Know

Office technology and medical knowledge change constantly. Expect to take classes throughout your career to keep your skills up-to-date.


East Side Area

Big Bend Community College

Walla Walla Community College (Clarkston)

King-Snohomish Area

Edmonds Community College

Everett Community College

Green River College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

North Seattle College

Spokane Area

Spokane Community College

Tacoma Area

Bates Technical College

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College Puyallup

Tri-Cities Area

Columbia Basin College

Vancouver Area

Charter College--Vancouver

West Side Area

Centralia College

Job Corps - Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy

Lower Columbia College

Peninsula College

South Puget Sound Community College

Yakima Area

Perry Technical Institute

Yakima Valley College