St. Lawrence College

Office Administration - Health Services

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Brockville and Kingston campuses
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Description:A career in office work is challenging, fastpaced, and interesting. In a typical office, you might be required to create/maintain a website, produce flyers, or generate a news letter. You certainly will need to know how to use the Internet for information, travel arrangements, and e-mail processing. Further, you will be expected to manage electronic word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, and desktop publishing. 'Soft skills' such as the ability to manage your time, greet visitors properly, and answer the telephone effectively are highly valued by employers and taught in this program.

Graduates from the health services stream work in a wide variety of settings (doctors' offices, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, and departments of government or industry maintaining health services staff).
URL:Office Administration - Health Services at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,600
Careers:Medical Secretaries

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 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 55]

IMMUNIZATION - Communicable Disease requirements

Completion of the IMMUNIZATION - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FORM is a MANDATORY condition for your clinical/practical placement. THIS FORM IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.

Download your IMMUNIZATION - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FORM (pdf)

Questions regarding completion of this form can be submitted to: Immunizations@sl.on.ca

Note: Full-time students coverage for vaccines received on or after September 1, can be claimed under the Student Sickness & Accident Insurance Plan.

* 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 November 24, 2020