Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma

Enroll in our online Medical Office Assistant Course to further your career today!

Across Canada, there’s a consistent need for skilled medical office assistants. Our comprehensive online medical office assistant program covers the essentials of operating within a medical office setting, equipping you to perform effectively in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, dental practices, and specialist offices. The curriculum is rich with courses covering medical terminology, administrative and clinical duties, medical billing, and patient care, ensuring a well-rounded development of skills.

The program meets the evolving requirements of healthcare professionals, incorporating elements like electronic medical record management and clinical skills. By focusing on these critical areas, the program prepares you for immediate roles and a long-term career by enhancing your employability through specialized knowledge and interpersonal skills. Completing this medical office assistant program opens doors to rewarding positions and sets a foundation for lifelong professional growth.

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Is Our Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma Right for You?

You Should Apply If

You are a kind and caring individual
You want to contribute to your community
You can be discrete with sensitive information
You are good at organizing large amounts of data

Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma Outcomes

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Online Learning

Learn from anywhere in Canada with 100% online courses.

Flexible Schedules

Start studying when you want with monthly program start dates.

Financial Assistance

Get assistance in finding financial aid and payment options.*

Accelerated Programs

Enter the workforce faster with accelerated programs that focus on the essentials.

*Financial assistance is available for students who qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

Course Overview

✔ Become well-versed in medicinal settings and practices through medical terminology, medical office billing, medical transcription, and medical office and clinical procedures.

✔ Learn how to operate the most in-demand Microsoft Office programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)

✔ Master keyboarding keyboarding

✔ Communicate effectively in the business environment

✔ Understand accounting fundamentals


  • MOA 110 – Medical Terminology

This course dives into the foundational knowledge of medical terms. Students develop an understanding of human anatomy, disease processes, pharmacology, and the extensive terminology used in the medical field. This is the initial step toward further education and careers in health care, emphasizing the critical role of language in medical settings.

  • MOA 120 – Medical Office Billing

    Learn about medical billing, including ICD9 codes, through an in-depth study of the Medical Service Plan of British Columbia’s Billing Guide. This course combines theoretical knowledge with practical exercises, preparing students for effective billing practices and communication with insurance companies and patients.

  • MOA 130 – Medical Transcription

    Students will master the art of transcribing medical records accurately and efficiently, a key administrative duty in any medical office setting. This course emphasizes the importance of precision and speed in converting voice-recorded reports into written texts.

  • MOA 140 – Medical Office and Clinical Procedures

    Gain hands-on training in administrative skills and clinical duties, from managing patient appointments and registrations to assisting in medical examinations and understanding the use of medical equipment. This course will equip students with the practical skills required for a seamless operation within medical offices and clinics.

  • GEN110 – Keyboarding

    This course focuses on refining keyboarding skills, including speed, accuracy, and proofreading, which are essential for efficient work in medical offices. Through daily practice with keyboarding software, students enhance their ability to produce professional medical documents swiftly.

  • BMD110 – Word Processing Core

    Learn the fundamentals of word processing using Microsoft Word, developing skills to create, format, and manage documents. This course will show you how to handle various documents, including patient records and correspondence.

  • BMD120 – Spreadsheets

    Discover the power of Microsoft Excel in managing and analyzing data within medical offices. This course covers essential to intermediate spreadsheet features, teaching students to organize, calculate, and present data effectively.

  • BMD150 – Email, Scheduling, & Calendars

    Develop proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook for email management, appointment scheduling, and calendar maintenance. This course will teach you how to communicate and schedule in a fast-paced medical environment.

  • BMD160 – Business Language & Communication Skills

    Enhance your business English and communication skills, which are essential for effective interaction within the healthcare sector. This course addresses the unique communication needs of medical offices and focuses on clarity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • BMD165 – Business Writing

    Improve your ability to communicate professionally in writing. This course covers a range of business writing essentials, from emails to reports, emphasizing the importance of clear and effective written communication in this field.

  • BMD300 – Accounting Fundamentals Core

    Build a strong foundation in accounting principles, learning about debits and credits, financial statements, and month-end procedures. This course provides the necessary knowledge for managing financial tasks in medical offices.

  • BMD310 – Accounting Fundamentals Advanced

    Advance your understanding of accounting, focusing on special journals, bank reconciliations, and financial management concepts such as bad debts and corporate finance. This course prepares students for more complex financial responsibilities in medical office environments.


  • ✔ Applicants must have completed grade 12 or equivalent or have mature student status (at least 19 years old). Applicants whose primary language is not English must also achieve a minimum of 60% on the CCC language assessment before enrolling. Applicants must pass a criminal record check. Program admission requirements may not be waived by the student or the institution.

Job Opportunities

Enrolling in our medical office assistant program will broaden your career horizon and enable you to qualify for various positions within the healthcare industry. Here’s a glimpse of the potential job roles you can secure upon the successful completion of the program.

  • Medical Office Assistant: As the backbone of medical offices, you’ll handle administrative and clinical duties and ensure smooth operations in medical settings.
  • Medical Secretary: Specializing in communication and organizational skills, you’ll support healthcare professionals by managing patient records, scheduling, and correspondence.
  • Medical Stenographer: With a focus on medical transcription and knowledge of medical terminology, you play a critical role in documenting patient care and facilitating effective communication among medical staff.


Source:  Government of Canada

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Program Tuition

Our Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma program is available for the following price.

Domestic Student

$15,225.00 (including GST)

International Student

$27,600.00 (including GST)

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Career City College is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). Career City College has also been granted an Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, indicating our career college meets or exceeds provincial government standards for quality assurance and consumer protection. Furthermore, Career City College is a proud member of the National Association Of Career Colleges (NACC), ensuring our college meets the highest regulatory standards. These designations serve as a testament to our commitment to providing high-quality education, relevant training, and practical skills that prepare our students for successful careers.

Yes, all of Career City College’s programs are available online.

Yes, Career City College offers financial aid to its students. Our Career Advisors will also assist you in discovering what scholarships may be available to you based on your circumstances. Please note that financial assistance is available for students who qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

At Career City College, we prepare our students for successful careers through hands-on training, an industry-aligned curriculum, and real-world experience. Our instructors are industry professionals, and our programs are designed with input from industry experts to ensure our graduates have the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. We also offer one-on-one career services to help students with job search strategies, resume writing, and interview skills.
At Career City College, you’ll experience several benefits that set us apart from other colleges. You can learn from anywhere in Canada with our online courses, providing flexibility and convenience. Our one-on-one instructional sessions with your teachers ensure you receive personalized attention, and our monthly program start dates allow you to begin studying when you’re ready. In addition, our program courses equip you with essential job-preparedness skills, and we offer assistance in finding financial aid and payment options (if eligible). Finally, our accelerated programs focus on the essentials, helping you enter the workforce faster.
Certainly! Career City College’s online programs let you learn from anywhere in Canada, allowing you to study at your own pace and on your own schedule.

Yes, this program is structured for self-paced learning. However, you must adhere to the set timeline to complete the program on time. Our teachers will assist you if you have any questions or need to catch up on your studies.

Yes, you’ll need a computer to access the online courses. Additional materials are also necessary to complete the course. Please fill out the request info form to receive a comprehensive list from one of our team members.

You can obtain the exact cost of the diploma by contacting us. Please fill out the request info form, and a Career Advisor will discuss the program’s tuition details with you.

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Jolene Webb

The experience with Career City College was so positive and beneficial for my career path. The course structure and access process was excellent and I truly appreciated all the information and content offered. At first I was hesitant if I could complete the courses in the allotted time but once I started the worry subsided and the process was very attainable. The staff and instructors were all very helpful and only a phone call or email away. The entire process was very positive and fulfilling. Thank you Career City College for being part of my successful career path.

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