Medical Scribe

Program Description

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.

Program Details

Occupational Outlook

Rapid growth in the health services industry – as well as an increase in the number of medical tests, treatments and procedures performed - will fuel the demand for medical office assistants. Good job prospects are projected, especially for those with a strong understanding of technology and computer software. In addition, more technicians will be needed to complete the new responsibilities associated with electronic medical records.

Potential Job Titles

  • Medical Scribe
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Editor

Where You Could Work

  • Medical offices and clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Dental offices
  • Insurance companies