Medical Office Assistant

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Plan #: C2054

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

The Medical Office Assistant program will prepare you for a rewarding career which focuses on support for the administration of offices in the medical, chiropractic and dental fields. You will develop strong office support skills with an emphasis on interpersonal, organizational, technological, and communication skills. Graduates of the program will be prepared for standard operational procedures that are required for the successful 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, walk-in clinics, long-term-care facilities, retirement homes, chiropractor’s offices and complementary health care clinics. 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 residential hospice
  • Medical office assistant in a walk-in clinic
  • 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 the rapidly changing technological skills such as software applications, medical OHIP billing, and in all aspects of standard operational procedures utilized in the modern medical office or clinic. You will be well-prepared to enter your new career in the exciting, rapidly evolving, and satisfying healthcare field.

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 Fall 2018 Winter

Required Courses:

COMM1110 Business Writing Fundamentals In Class No TBA
COMP1973 Computer Application Fundamentals In Class No Yes
ADMN1400 Medical OHIP Billing On-line No TBA
ADMN1059 Medical Office Management - Health In Class No Yes
ADMN1008 Medical Office Clerical Procedures In Class No Yes
ADMN1009 Professionalism in the Medical Office In Class No TBA
KEYB1100 Computer Keyboarding Skills I (formerly Keyboarding for Computers) On-line No TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Fall Course Availibility for 2018 Winter
ADMN1152 Medical Office Terminology In Class No TBA
ADMN1154 Medical Office Terminology On-line Yes TBA

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

Note: ADMN1154 (Medical Office Terminology (On-line) has been changed to ADMN1407 as of Winter 2016. Both the old and new course numbers are acceptable for completion of the program.