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Medical Secretary
Medical Secretary

Medical Secretary

Medical secretaries are responsible for performing the administrative duties and tasks necessary to ensure quality patient care, and provide support to caregivers and families. 

Program overview: Obtain the tools necessary to be successful performing office duties and recordkeeping functions within a medical office, including computer applications, medical terminology, community health topics, and effective communication and customer service. Adult Mental Health First Aid and First Aid/CPR and AED certifications are also included.  

Important information about the program:

  • Participants must be Pennsylvania residents, at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED to enroll. 
  • Cost for additional enrollment requirements will be the responsibility of the participant.
  • Participants must complete the enrollment requirements prior to beginning the course. Please view and download program requirements (PDF)
  • Funding may be available to eligible participants through PA CareerLink®.
  • Fee for the program is $1,665 and must be paid at registration.

Free information sessions

This program is provided through a partnership with Eastcentral & Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers. To be notified when the next session of this program is available, please email healthcare@northampton.edu.

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