Algonquin College

Office Administration - Health Services (formerly Medical)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Business (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Medical Office Management/Administration
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program prepares graduates to work in fast-paced and challenging health services settings. The program consists of four levels. Levels 01 and 02 are the Office Administration - General Ontario College Certificate program. Levels 03 and 04 focus on development of health services administration practices. Areas of concentration are health records management, management of an EMR system, billing, terminology, accounting practices, transcription and simulated projects from a variety of health services environments. Emphasis is placed on the practical demands of the job, confidentiality, professional ethics, privacy, sensitivity and patient relations. Students undertake a mandatory field assignment to integrate theoretical knowledge.

In Level 04, students who meet established criteria have the opportunity to participate in a field placement. Graduates of the Office Administration - Health Services program may complete five additional courses to receive an Office Administration - Executive Ontario College Diploma or an Office Administration - Legal Ontario College Diploma.
URL:Office Administration - Health Services (formerly Medical) at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,845

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees. Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $1200 per year and can be purchased at the campus store.
Careers:Medical SecretariesMedical Transcriptionists

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 25, 2016