Medical Administration | Assiniboine Community College

Medical Administration

Duration/Start: 2 Years / September

Credential: Diploma

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Are you ready to start a rewarding career? Enter into the diverse and expansive health-care industry and become an indispensable
member of any team.

Combine advanced administrative training with a systematic understanding of Canadian health care and the technical knowledge that is fundamental to all medical workplaces. In your two years of study, you will become comfortable with medical office procedures
and develop a solid understanding of transcription, pharmacology and diagnostic imagery.

You will gain real workplace experience during your practicum placement and will have the opportunity to connect with potential employers before you graduate. Combine classroom learning with 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 are still in college.

You will develop a comprehensive medical vocabulary and become familiar with legal issues in the health care field, which will help you succeed in your role as an administrative professional. 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.

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.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 Years / September

Credential Diploma

Credits 120

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students

Why choose a career in Medical Administration?

  • Modern, well-equipped computer laboratories with the latest software 
  • Extensive, hands-on learning 
  • Industry-based practicum provides real-life experiences