Medical Office Reception

Prepare to work in a dental or healthcare office after only a semester of coursework

This flexible online medical reception training program prepares you for employment in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. Coursework includes instruction for both office work and clinical care.

Who Is the Medical Office Reception Program Designed For?

This program is designed for students who want to work in the front office of dental and healthcare facilities. Offered fully online, the medical office reception program is ideal for working professionals and career changers.

What Does a Medical Receptionist Do?

Medical and dental receptionists schedule appointments, answer and direct calls to staff, greet and check in patients, maintain records and accounts, and communicate with physicians and other medical staff. It’s a job that requires strong organizational and customer service skills. Medical receptionists also need to be effective multi-taskers.

Why Get Job Training for Medical Office Reception at UAF?

  • Get the training you need for medical receptionist jobs in just one semester.
  • Earn your occupational endorsement in medical office reception online, paying in-state tuition regardless of where you live.
  • Benefit from personal guidance and support from UAF faculty and advisors.

Degree Type

  • Occupational Endorsement


  • Online

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Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.