Careers and Employment

The Medical Office Certificate prepares students for entry level positions in a medical office.  Students gain knowledge of medical terminology, transcription, pharmacology, coding, and patient billing. Places of employment may include hospitals and clinics.

West Central Illinois wage information from the Illinois Career Information System for Medical Secretaries is listed below:


Area Entry Annual Salary  Median Annual Salary  Experienced Annual Salary 
West Central EDR $20,097 $24,387 $27,704