The Medical Office Receptionist program offers entry-level office-related skills for students who desire to begin a career quickly in a medical office. Students acquire basic English, computer, word processing, telephone and interpersonal skills as well as medical terminology.
The courses in this program may be applied toward an Office Technology certificate or an associate of applied science degree.
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Graduates are employed in physicians’ offices and health organizations as medical office receptionists. The New Mexico Department of Labor indicates that offices and clinics of medical doctors is one industry subsector with the largest projected number of jobs.