Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

A 'Successful' interview with school administration is required of all applicants.

Standard Admission

Students must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent.
  •    - High School diplomas that are not from Canada must be verified by IQAS or the World Education Services Gateway Program.

    - OR -

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D)

Mature Admission

Student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years or older (19 for out of Province) *
  • Wonderlic test completion - score 18
  • *Manitoba applicants must also have been out of school for one year in addition to the above.

English Language Admission Requirement

Students must meet the English language requirements through ONE of the following:

  • Successful Completion of Grade 12 Alberta Education English Language Arts, or non-Alberta equivalent. (High School diplomas that are not from Canada will be verified by IQAS or the World Education Services Gateway Program.)
  • Transcripts demonstrating the successful completion of, at minimum, one year (two semesters) of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the primary language of instruction in a recognized nation where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Students whose primary language is not English must have a C.L.B. level of 7. The following tests will be used to test C.L.B. levels.
  • IELTS - 6
  • TOEFL - Internet-based test score 70
  • CELPIP - 7
  • CAEL - 60
  • Pearson Academic (P.T.E.) - 51-58
  • Duolingo - 95

Program Highlights

Career Opportunities

Our Medical Office Assistant (MOA) diploma program equips individuals with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Those who complete this program can pursue numerous career opportunities, including:

  • Hospital Unit Clerk
  • Medical Clinic Office Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Laboratory Clerk
  • Physician's Assistant

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Office
  • Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Medical Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Pharmacy Assistant

Core Courses

Core Courses:

  • Microsoft Outlook & Windows
  • Introduction to Keyboarding & Keyboarding Level 1
  • Microsoft Word and Level 1
  • Microsoft Excel and Level 1
  • Medical Terminology with Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology Part 1
  • Medical Terminology with Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology Part 2
  • Medical Office Administration Procedures
  • Autoclaving / Medical Assistant Skills
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Transcription
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Group Processes & Case Management
  • Job Search and Resume Writing and Interview Preparation
  • First Aid & CPR Level
  • Health Unit Coordinator Level 1, 2, 3
  • Business Communication
  • Practicum - Clinical Placement

Program Type:


Delivery Method:

Online, Onsite & Combined

Anticipated Salary:

Program Duration:

12 Months

Program Fees:

$13900 CAD

(Student loans and grants available)

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include most of the materials and student manuals. Please review the admissions page or contact our admission advisors for financial assistance.