Medical Office

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, this program will be provided online using distance learning technology.

Program Description

This three-month career education program trains students for a range of entry-level positions in healthcare administration. You will be prepared for essential positions working in patient registration, insurance verification, electronic health records, and HIPAA certification. Takoda’s career counselors will help you find employment in your field of study once you graduate.


Most Takoda students complete training at no-cost thanks to generous public and private scholarships.

Start Dates

Takoda’s vocational education programs start regularly. The Medical Office program is offered on a quarterly schedule with the following dates for the 2020-2021 academic year:


  • October 5
  • January 4
  • February 16
  • April 5

Placement & Career Path

Medical secretaries are in the top 7% of in-demand jobs in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Region with expected growth of 15% (Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, 2019). Takoda’s career coaches help students obtain employment following their training by assisting with developing resumes, job searching, and preparing for interviews.

Because of employment requirements, a criminal background check is required to enroll in this program.

Contact Joe Murphy to get started- | 612.341.3358, x136.

Our staff can help you apply for supplemental nutrition benefits, commonly referred to as "SNAP" or "food stamps."
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