Apr 13, 2024  
2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 
2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 [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.

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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.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Certificate: 30

Program Approved Electives

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