Duration

36 Weeks

795 Hours

Delivery

Instructor-Led

Self-Paced

Cost

Domestic: $14,600

International: $17,000

Estimated Book Costs: $1,000

Program Description

Health Care Fundamentals, Medical Terminology, Computer and Software Skills

Be a vital part of medical practice and ensure patients get the care they need. This program focuses on practical skills and knowledge in health care fundamentals, medical terminology, and current computer and software skills. You’ll gain the skills needed to manage the flow of electronic and paper-based information in a medical office setting. Our graduates have excellent job prospects, and our employment rates are consistently high. Graduates of this program can work in a variety of settings including such as long-term care facilities, hospitals, medical clinics, dental offices, insurance companies and more.

Job Opportunities Include

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Scheduler
  • Medical Coordinator
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Clinic Coordinator/Manager
  • Hospital Admitting Clerk
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Medical Transcriptionist

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Standard Admissions: 

  • High School Diploma Alberta / Non-Alberta Equivalent / GED 
  • Interview with Program Coordinator 

Mature Admissions: 

  • Minimum age of 18 for mature students. 
  • One year out of school. 
  • Completion of Peerless College’s standard entrance exam (English and Mathematics) with an average of 60%. 

    International Student Admissions: 
  • Verification of transcripts of the high school diploma outside of Canada for eligibility. 
  • Eligibility criteria for English Language proficiency: CLB (with a score of 6) and IELTS (with a score of 5.5)

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