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Develop the skills you need to work in a variety of medical office and clinic settings

Medical Office Assistants play an essential role to the operation of any medical office.  Our program trains you to perform critical administrative duties, handle basic clinical tasks, maintain medical records, bookkeeping and working directly with patients to check their height, weight, temperature and blood pressure.  

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

The Robertson College Online Medical Office Assistant diploma program will help you to develop proficiency as a Medical Office Assistant in a wide variety of areas ranging from medical terminology to clinical office procedures. 

  • Be introduced to medical office procedures.  You will study computer software applications used in medical office settings, office administration, patient relations and basic office accounting
  • Develop your communication and customer service skills to be able to meet various patient needs in a dynamic medical office setting
  • Learn medical terminology used in the medical field and anatomy and physiology basics in order to understand the structure, purpose and function of the various body systems
  • Learn about the various clinical procedures performed in a medical office including procedures regarding infection control, sanitation, and sterilization
  • Develop the Medial Transcription skills necessary to produce accurate medical reports from recorded dictation
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



Medical Office Assistant Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum where you will work alongside industry professionals in a medical office setting.

what you could be earning in less than one year$22,880 - $33,800wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration44 Weeks
  • Complete the diploma program 100% online with course materials accessible 24/7
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments and activities
  • Instructor feedback, hands-on training, discussion boards and practical assignments provide an interactive learning experience
  • Receive assistance for setting up practicum placements 
  • Lifetime Career Services and job search assistance are available to you wherever you are located in Canada
  • Financial assistance available to students who qualify


Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work in medical, chiropractic, dental, physiotherapy and massage clinics, doctor's offices, hospitals as well as in the claims department of insurance companies.

  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Primary Care Assistant 
  • Patient Care Coordinator

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