Medical Secretaries

(NOC 1243)
+13.14%
 

Requirement

To be a secretary (except legal and medical), you must have a high school diploma, and complete a one- to two-year college or other secretarial program, or have previous experience.

To be a medical secretary, you usually need a one- to two-year college program or other specialized course for secretaries or medical secretaries.

Many recent entrants have a community college diploma.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Computer literacy
Project organization
Record-keeping

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Keyboarding
Computer-related courses

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - Health Services Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - Health Services Diploma; Online
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Health Office Administration Diploma
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Modified on May 17, 2012