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Medical Administration

Duration/Start: 2 Years / September

Credential: Diploma

Do you have a rigorous mind and an interest in medicine? The Medical Administration diploma program is your path into the booming health care industry. 

This program combines advanced administrative training with a systematic understanding of Canadian health care and the technical knowledge which is fundamental to all medical workplaces. In your two years of study, you’ll become comfortable with medical office procedures and develop a solid understanding in transcription, pharmacology and diagnostic imagery. 

Register for a free upcoming information session to learn more about this program and career opportunities.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 Years / September

Credential Diploma

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students

Why choose a career in Medical Administration?

You’ll gain real workplace experience during your 240-hour practicum placement. Connect with potential employers before you graduate. Your classroom learning will meet real practice when you get an inside look at health records departments, clinics and health outreach programs. Get a jump on your career goals by making connections while you’re still in college.

You will develop a comprehensive medical vocabulary which will lead you to succeed in your role as an administrative professional. You will become familiar with legal issues in the health care field. You will develop a wide range of skills in the areas of accounting, communications and human resources, helping you to become an indispensable member of any team. This program also includes a focus on diversity in the workplace.

As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to work in hospitals, medical clinics, dental practices, veterinary clinics, and laboratories. Common careers for graduates of the Medical Administration diploma program include unit clerk, medical transcriptionist, administrative assistant, medical secretary, office manager and customer service representative.