Medical Office Administration Certificate Program In Vancouver

Join Medical Office Administration Certification

Brief Program Description

Medical Office assistants perform a variety of duties in doctor’s offices, dental offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings and include a variety of administrative duties in support of managerial and health care professionals.
The Medical Office Assistant Program provides an introductory entry-level career path for international and resident students to gain the base competencies to assist (under the supervision and work alongside health care professionals)

Program duration

6 courses / 20 hours each = 120 hours total

Career Opportunities: Base entry level: ·

  • Medical Office Support Staff
  • Medical Office Assistant / Secretary
  • Clinical Office Assistant / Secretary
  • Shared Clinic / Medical Centre Reception
  • Seasonal Support – Transcription
  • Office Support, Long Term Care Facilities

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma/ equivalent certification.
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Good writing skills. 
  • Successful entrance interview/exam covering computer skills and writing skills.
  • Show documented evidence of IELTS 5.5 or equivalency. Alternatively, students can take the College language proficiency exam.

Program learning objectives/outcomes

On graduation. learners will be able to: ·

  • Outline the typical responsibilities of a medical office assistant.

  • Describe the personal and professional ethics required for success in this profession.

  • Describe how a medical front office is typically managed, focusing on administrative processes and procedures.

  • Explain the procedures to follow to create and maintain accurate medical documentation

  • Using standard medical terminology, explain the structures of key functions in the human body

  • Identify and describe the medical office assistant’s role in standard patient interactions in the medical office, including in-office diagnostic tests and procedures, specimen sampling, medication administration, and the preparation of patients for examination.

  • Describe universal precautions and explain how to maintain a safe environment in the medical office, even during emergency situations.


Type Fees
Tuition $990
Registration fee $250
Material fee $150
Assessment fee $170
This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.
Enrolled: 100 students
Duration: 6 courses / 20 hours each = 120 hours total