Medical Front Office Assistant

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C2174

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

This program is designed primarily for the person with little or no previous experience. The focus is on the development of strong office support skills with emphasis on interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Graduates of the program will be prepared for standard operational procedures that are required for the smooth operation of a medical office.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares you for exciting work as a member of a healthcare team. Graduates may work in physician’s offices, dental offices, hospitals, long-term-care facilities, retirement homes, chiropractor’s offices and complementary health care offices. Possible career paths include:

  • Medical office assistant in a physician’s office
  • Medical office assistant in a hospital, long-term-care facility, or retirement home
  • Medical office assistant in a chiropractor’s office
  • Medical office assistant in a health and wellness centre
  • Medical office assistant in a hospice
  • Medical office assistant in a community healthcare agency
  • Medical office assistant in a dental practice

Program Benefits

The up-to-date curriculum includes training in rapidly changing technological skills such as software applications and in all aspects of standard operational procedures utilized in the modern medical office or clinic.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2017 Spring 2017 Fall

Required Courses:

COMM1007 Organizational Business Communications On-line Yes Yes
ADMN1400 Medical OHIP Billing On-line No Yes
HLTH1521 Working and Communicating in Medical Setting On-line No Yes
ADMN1406 Understanding Medical Tests On-line No Yes
COMP1990 Excel - Core (formerly Excel Specialist) On-line Yes Yes
KEYB1203 Medical Keyboarding on Computers On-line No Yes
ADMN1002 Medical Office Procedures On-line No Yes
ADMN1091 Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals On-line No Yes
ADMN1090 Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals On-line No Yes
COMP1421 Word - Level I On-line No TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Spring Course Availibility for 2017 Fall
ADMN1152 Medical Office Terminology In Class No TBA
ADMN1154 Medical Office Terminology On-line Yes Yes

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.