Dec 10, 2022  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Medical Office Receptionist, Certificate of Completion

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School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)

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.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Educational Option Information

This program can be completed:

  • Part-time or full-time

This program can be started:

  • Any term

Primary course location:

  • Main Campus; some courses are offered at Montoya Campus and online.

Special requirements

  • Students must have access to a computer and the Internet to complete coursework.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations


Educational Opportunities

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.


Employment Opportunities

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.


Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Certificate of Completion in Medical Office Receptionist 31-32 credit hours

Program Approved Electives

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