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Medical Scribe

What it is

Join the fast paced world of the healthcare field by becoming a Medical Scribe. In Minneapolis College’s program, you will get the skills you need to become a valuable part of a medical office. With hands-on training from experienced faculty, you will become familiar with the latest software programs and learn everything you need to know to join this ever-changing field.


  • You will have abundant employment opportunities after graduation. You will be prepared for entry-level administrative positions in virtually any healthcare setting including clinics, doctors’ offices, hospitals, nursing facilities and dental offices.
  • Equipped with sought-after administrative skills, graduates can choose where they work and what they do, including self-employment from home.
  • Minneapolis College offers flexible schedules and formats, with most courses offered either during the day or online. Online and hybrid classes offer convenient scheduling options for students.
  • A council of industry representatives guides the program. You will gain valuable real-world experience during internships.

Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

Please select the award below to view the degree options and requirements in the college catalog.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop professional ethics and client confidentiality.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of medical office computers and software technology.
  3. Develop professional customer services skills.
  4. Prepare effective business communications.
  5. Apply medical office skills and knowledge to the on-the job experiences.
  6. Successfully prepare a professional employment portfolio. (For AAS only)