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Certificate in Medical Office Assistant NorQuest College

Canada

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Summary

Considered a valuable asset to the health-care team, medical office assistants support physicians and other health care professionals with essential administrative support. NorQuest’s 12-week, fast-paced Medical Office Assistant program helps graduates get into the workforce quickly and develop skills to perform a variety of tasks including scheduling, billing, word processing, communications, and more.

Student Success

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

enjoy working with the public
are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
have access to transportation to complete their practicum
have access to a computer, internet connection, and basic keyboarding/computer skills
are able to work shift work
are able to dedicate 40-50 hours per week for full-time studies
work well in a team environment
can type 40 words per minute before the program starts

This program is not recommended for international students as the work permit required for the practicum may not arrive in time.

Practicum/Work Experience

This program includes a practicum totalling 150 hours.

The practicum may be arranged in or close to the student's community. The student's practicum schedule will follow the preceptor's schedule and may include day, evening, or night shifts any day of the week, including weekends and holidays. Students are required to work full-time during the practicum.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Certificate in Medical Office Assistant.

Full Time (12 weeks)

Tuition fees

Winter Fee: CAN $11,005.50; Fall Fee: CAN $11,131.50

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan

Venue

NorQuest College

10215 108 Street NW,

EDMONTON,

Alberta (AB),

T5J 1L6, Canada

Online/Distance (12 weeks)

Tuition fees

Winter Fee: CAN $11,005.50; Fall Fee: CAN $11,131.50. The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 04 May

Venue

NorQuest College

10215 108 Street NW,

EDMONTON,

Alberta (AB),

T5J 1L6, Canada

Entry requirement for international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Canada Ontario High School.

English Language Proficiency:

IELTS Academic: 6.5, no section score below 6; TOEFL iBT: 84, no section score below 21; CLBA: No section score below 8; CELPIP General: 8, no section score below 7; CAEL: 60, no section score below 60; NorQuest coursework: Minimum of 80% on ESLS 8000 or 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or 8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and 1861

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