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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Invest in medical career skills online or on campus.


Medical Support Careers provide a pathway to an exciting, challenging place in the field of health care.

At Minnesota State College Southeast, we provide challenging hands-on experience that lead students to employment. Our students learn to prepare medical documents utilizing correct punctuation and capitalization emphasizing number, abbreviation, symbol, and metric measurement rules.

All of the Medical Support Careers programs are offered on the Winona, Minnesota campus or 100% online. Students can combine on-campus and on-line courses to complete their programs.

Degrees in

Medical Administrative Assistant AAS

The Medical Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree is a 2-year comprehensive college education. The degree includes 15 college-level general education credits and 45 credits of technical education in administrative skills specific to the medical field.

You will progress from general office skills – word processing, spreadsheets, and business communications – to in-depth skills specific to medicine.

Medical Administrative Specialist DIPLOMA

The Medical Administrative Specialist diploma provides a strong foundation in administrative skills specific to the medical field and can be completed in just 3 semesters.

There are many non-clinical medical career opportunities in this area. Whether working behind the scenes or in a public position, these roles provide essential services to both patients and health care providers.

Healthcare Documentation Specialist CERT

Healthcare Documentation Specialists work behind the scenes to prepare accurate medical records, often transcribing reports dictated by doctors and other health care professionals. Their work is critical because this information serves as the foundation for ongoing decision-making and medical care.

The 30-credit Healthcare Documentation Specialist certificate provides a foundation in skills specific to this career and can be completed in just one year!

Health Unit Coordinator CERT

Health Unit Coordinators set priorities and organize the workload of the nursing unit in a hospital or clinic setting. The work requires strong organizational skills to coordinate patients, procedures, schedules, and health care documentation.

The 28-credit Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) certificate provides a foundation in administrative skills and can be completed in just one year!

Careers in

Medical Centers

Outpatient Clinics

Insurance Companies

Sports Medicine Facilities

Extended Care Facilities

Home Health Agencies

Government Agencies

Minnesota State College Southeast placement rate: 68.8%

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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