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Medical Office Receptionist


Medical Office Receptionist

 This program is designed to provide the skills necessary to work as a medical office receptionist. Objectives of this academic program include an understanding of medical terminology, office procedures and the professional skills required in a medical office.


 Required Courses


Credit Hours

MAT 1010

Introduction to Medical Assisting


MAT 1400

Medical Terminology for the Medical Assistant


MAT 1700

Administrative Techniques I


MAT 2100

Law and Ethics for Medical Assisting


OTEC 1210

Keyboarding I


ENG 1510

Writing and Rhetoric I


CTCH 1250

Introduction to Computers



MAT 1700 requires a student to have a completed MAT Health Form (consists of a health physical and vaccinations) and a completed provider level CPR and First Aid Form on file with the Program Director of Medical Assisting Technology Program prior to December 1 of the year the student wishes to take MAT 1700. Health Forms and CPR/First Aid Forms may be obtained from the MAT Program Director, 205 Herrold Hall.


MAT 1700 also requires a student perform job shadowing as part of course activities. A student is also required to sign a confidentiality statement and a held harmless agreement. These forms are provided to the student as part of the class activities.


To receive a certificate, a student must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.


Students may wish to continue their education and complete the additional coursework required for Medical Assisting Technology program.


*For additional information, please contact Cynthia Boles at Ohio University Lancaster Campus by phone, 740-740-681-3708 or by email,

*The requirements listed in this fact sheet are accurate as of the publication date and are subject to change without notice at the discretion of Ohio University.