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What will I learn?

A student graduating from the Office Administration - Legal/Health Services program will graduate with two diplomas, Office Administration - Legal and Office Administration - Health Services, opening the door to a variety of employment opportunities in both the private and public work sectors. Graduate employment rates released in the fall 2019 showed 95%-100% employment.

Students will gain knowledge in the following areas:

Technical skills:

Advanced level Office 365/2019 cloud-based computer application skills including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, OneNote etc.
Outlook 365 - students become proficient in producing professional email communications, creating folders to stay organized, use of Outlook calendar to book appointments and schedule meetings.
Additional software applications include PCLaw, The Conveyancer, Teraview, Automated Civil Litigation (ACL), Accuro EMR, Adobe Acrobat DC Pro and Sage 50.
Students will be required to achieve a keyboarding speed of 50-60 GWPM.
Students learn to share and edit documents in a cloud-based environment. Using MS Teams, collaboration software students learn how to book, attend and chair virtual meetings.

Soft skills:

Client, patient and customer relationships are built on the use of effective and consistent communication as well as the ability to uphold and maintain confidentiality. The ability to work both independently and collaboratively are skills that are highly valued.
Employers seek office administrators that are highly organized, forward thinking and have the ability to problem solve. Students have the opportunity to enhance these skills through learning by example with regular classroom exercises and participating in the student work placement experience.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from the legal stream find challenging positions in law firms, trust companies, real estate firms, legal departments of large corporations and a variety local business offices.
Graduates from the health services stream work in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, dental offices and departments of government or industry maintaining health services staff.

Which department am I in?

St. Lawrence College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$14,600.00 (US$ 10,587) per year
Ancillary Fees: CAN $2,072.25. Tuition fees are subject to change pending confirmation of provincial Ministry Funding rates for 2021-2022.

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

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

St. Lawrence College

Brockville Campus,

2288 Parkedale Avenue,

BROCKVILLE,

Ontario (ON),

K6V 5X3, Canada

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$14,600.00 (US$ 10,587) per year
Ancillary Fees: CAN $2,072.25. Tuition fees are subject to change pending confirmation of provincial Ministry Funding rates for 2021-2022.

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

Start date

Expected May, September 2023

Venue

Kingston Campus

100 Portsmouth Avenue,

KINGSTON,

Ontario (ON),

K7L 5A6, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites:

Grade 12 English at the C or U level
Grade 11 Math

English language requirements:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): A minimum score of 78 on the internet-based test, or 213 on the computer-based test

IELTS (International English Language Test Service): A minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each section

CAEL (Canadian Adult English Language Assessment): An overall score of 60 is required

EIKEN (Test in Practical English Proficiency): A minimum score of Pre-1 is required

MELAB: A minimum score of 80 is required

PTE: Pearson Test of English Language scores of 55 or higher is required

Cambridge English: Test scores of 173 of higher is required

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About St. Lawrence College

St. Lawrence College in South Eastern Ontario is ideal for international students looking for an immersive Canadian educational experience.

  • SLC has welcomed thousands of International students
  • Professors at SLC are experts in their industries
  • Excellent support services to help students feel at home
  • Welcoming community and social environment

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