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Medical Office Administrator Program

Gain clinical and administrative skills to work with doctors and patients as a Medical Office Administrator.

How to Apply

Support the Health of Communities as a Medical Office Administrator

To help meet the healthcare needs of our growing and aging population, medical office assistants are in high demand, with over 41,000 new job openings expected across Canada between 2022 and 2031. One of these positions could be yours! Get ready for a rewarding career in healthcare across a wide range of medical offices, with limitless opportunities for career growth in a variety of settings.

Program Type


Program Length

33 weeks / 660 hours instruction + 4 weeks / 80 hours practicum

Delivery Method

Hybrid (Online courses/In-person practicum)

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to use medical language and communicate messages for doctors and patients.
  • Patient management, including preparing medical records, reports and case histories and scheduling and following up on appointments.
  • Procedural setups to help set up patients for in-office diagnostic tests and procedures, specimen sampling, medication administration, and examinations.
  • Chronic disease management considerations and approaches.
  • Office procedures like preparing financial statements and billing, including medical billing, insurance and other claims forms.
  • Inventory management to order and maintain supplies.
  • Safety and safe workplace best practices.

Student Story

“I always wanted to work in healthcare and this program has shown me where I fit in.”

Medical Office Administrator Program

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older).
  • All applicants must complete a “Student Declaration” form.
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Earning Your Certificate

To graduate, you’ll need to complete the following requirements:

Medical Office Administrator Courses

  • The Health Care System
  • Anatomy & Physiology Terminology 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology Terminology 2
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Transcription
  • Medical Billing Procedures
  • Medical Documentation
  • Computer Competencies
  • Professional Communications
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Work Experience (Practicum)

Contact an advisor for the full course descriptions.

Work Experience

  • Complete 80 hours of work experience in a job practicum for real-world application.

Enrollment Timelines

Next intake date

May 27 2024

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How to Apply

Talk to an advisor who will answer your career questions and help you navigate the admissions process.