Fanshawe College

Office Administration - Health Services

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Information Technology
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Medical Office Management/Administration
Description:A medical office is not a regular office – it's a highly specialized place that needs a unique combination of attention to detail, compassion and managerial skills. If you've ever thought of working in the exciting medical field, the Office Administration – Health Services program will set you up with the tools you need to help the patients who walk through your door and the medical professionals working within it.

You'll start off learning about medical terminology and transcription, billing and patient management, office producers, ethics and research. You'll also master current software and computer skills that are key components of today's busy medical office. You'll also gain valuable work experience and real-world contacts during a four-week work placement in a medical office environment. When you graduate, you'll be ready to start an exciting career in any medical environment as a medical secretary, medical team assistant, administrative assistant, office assistant, medical records clerk, medical office coordinator, clerk or receptionist. You might work in a hospital, a medical lab, residential care facility or a community clinic, and you'll be able to use the accounting, billing and general office skills you've earned to work with doctors, surgeons, dentists, chiropractors or other health-care practitioners.
URL:Office Administration - Health Services at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,454
Careers:Medical SecretariesMedical Transcriptionists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The following items are applicable to the program: - Evidence of Good Health - Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening, including a check of the Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database

    * 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 August 30, 2018