About this program

  • Credential Awarded: Statement of Completion
  • Type: Part-Time Program
  • Code: C2174
  • Delivery: Online Self-Guided (5 Years Max)
Not OSAP Eligible

Gain the skills needed to assist with the smooth operation of a medical office or clinic as a member of a healthcare team.

This program is designed primarily for those 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.


  • 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.

  • Graduates of the program will be prepared for standard operational procedures that are required for the smooth operation of a medical office.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may work as a medical office assistant in a:

  • Community care agency
  • Dental practice
  • Hospital, long-term care facility or retirement home
  • Health and wellness centre
  • Hospice
  • Physician's office
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Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.
Courses are delivered online, unless otherwise indicated in the class registration listing.

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How to Register

Students do not apply to part-time programs. Instead, part-time programs are self-guided. Enrol in and successfully complete each course listed on the Courses tab – on your own time and schedule. Fees are paid on a per-course basis.

What courses are currently available?

Course availability may vary term-to-term, so be sure to check the Courses list often for upcoming offerings.

On the Courses tab click the course code or course name to see upcoming classes for that course. If a class if available important information such as the course description, fees, and date/time will be displayed. Click the Register Now button next to your class of choice to enrol and pay through our secure checkout system.

Can I complete this program online?

Check the Courses tab for the list of required courses. Courses will indicate if they are available online, in-class, or a combination of both (hybrid).

How do I graduate?

Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses you may apply for your Statement of Completion.

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