Medical Office Assistant, Certificate | Vancouver Community College | Vancouver, Canada
6 months
12273 CAD/full
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Gain the knowledge and skills to manage patient records, medical billing and scheduling, and to perform clinical procedures and other administrative duties in various health care environments with the Medical Office Assistant program at Vancouver Community College.

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What you will learn

By taking the Medical Office Assistant program at Vancouver Community College , you will learn:

  • Professional communication
  • Health care terminology
  • Safety in a health care environment
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Problem solving, critical thinking, decision making
  • Information literacy and medical transcription
  • Quality management in a health care environment
  • Patient records management and medical billing
  • Physician assistance and clinical procedures
  • Chronic disease management protocols
  • Medical and business computer applications
  • Word processing and data management
  • Keyboarding skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Administrative Procedures
  • Medical Terminology for MOA 
  • Medical Speed & Accuracy 
  • Human Relation Skills
  • E-Communications Management
  • Medical Documentation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12 graduation, or equivalent

  • A tested keyboarding speed of a minimum of 25 gross words per minute on a 5-minute test with a maximum of 5 errors using the touch-typing method (using the appropriate fingers for each key on the keyboard and not looking at your fingers as you type).

English Language Proficiency as demonstrated by one of the following:
  • English 12 with a minimum ‘C+’ grade, or equivalentor
  • English Language Proficiency at an English 12 ‘C+’ level

Tuition Fee

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    12273 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12273 CAD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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