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Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma

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

Throughout Canada, there is a steady demand for qualified medical office assistants.

This online program covers the fundamentals of being a medical office assistant, preparing you to work in medical environments such as hospitals and clinical practices. 

Plus, with specialized courses tailored to meet employer needs, our program will help you stand out and boost your employability in today’s competitive job market.

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100% Online Classes
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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

Average Wage (Canada)

$20/hour

Number of Job Openings (Canada: 2019-2028)

33,700

*according to the Job Bank of Canada

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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 that qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

Course Overview

✔ Become well-versed in the medicinal setting 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

Courses

  • MOA 110 – Medical Terminology

In the Medical terminology course, students will gain an understanding and knowledge of the Human Body, how it works, the diseases of the Human Body, the Medicine of the Human Body and the Terminology of the Human Body. This course is the first step in achieving further studies in the medical field.

  • MOA 120 – Medical Office Billing

    In this course, students are introduced to the Medical Service Plan of British Columbia Billing Guide. By the end of this course, students will be able to understand and use the ICD9 codes and can bill clients. This course covers both the theory and exercise questions that are recommended by the Medical Service of British Columbia.

  • MOA 130 – Medical Transcription

    In this course, students will learn how to transcribe dictated materials wholly and accurately in a medical office setting.

  • MOA 140 – Medical Office and Clinical Procedures

    This course introduces students to administration and clinical procedures. In terms of administration, students will learn how to deal with patients, book appointments, register patients and take care of different administrative procedures in a medical clinic. In terms of clinical procedures, students will be introduced to different medical equipment. Also, they will learn how to take vital signs, set up exam rooms for different procedures, and assist physicians in specific clinical procedures.

  • GEN110 – Keyboarding

    This course is designed to help students in developing, increasing, and refining their keyboarding skills, proofreading skills, speed, and accuracy. Students are given access to keyboarding software, and their progress is monitored daily.

  • BMD110 – Word Processing Core

    This course introduces students to word processing and Microsoft Word. It helps to develop skills in creating and manipulating highly functional documents.

  • BMD120 – Spreadsheets

    This course introduces students to spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to work with different types of documents using a variety of core and intermediate features to create and edit professionally. manipulating highly functional spreadsheets.

  • BMD150 – Email, Scheduling, & Calendars

    This course introduces students to email and Microsoft Outlook. It helps to develop skills in managing email, calendars, contacts, and tasks.

  • BMD160 – Business Language & Communication Skills

    This course introduces students to business English and communication in a business environment.

  • BMD165 – Business Writing

    This course is designed to provide students with all the information and practice they need to communicate effectively in the business world. Business Writing features a stronger focus on technology with a new chapter on drafting messages for electronic media, new cutting-edge business content including social media and e-portfolios focusing on grammar, vocabulary, and writing. You’ll discover how business communication differs from personal and social communication, and you’ll see how today’s companies use blogs, social networks, podcasts, virtual worlds, wikis, and other technologies.

  • BMD300 – Accounting Fundamentals Core

    This course provides students with a strong foundation in the basics of Accounting. Further, it gives extensive practice in understanding the rules of debits and credits, transaction analysis, month-end duties, adjusting entries, closing entries, and financial statements.

  • BMD310 – Accounting Fundamentals Advanced

    This course is a continuation of Accounting Fundamentals Core. This focuses on special journals, bank reconciliations, bad debts, petty cash, corporations, dividends, bonds, and retained earnings.

Prerequisites

  • ✔ 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

By taking our program, you can qualify for the following positions:

✔ Medical Administrative Assistant

✔ Medical Secretary

✔ Medical Stenographer

*Source:  Government of Canada

Ready to Start Your Career as a Medical Office Assistant?

Frequently Asked Questions

Make Informed Decisions, Clarify Any Doubts, And Ensure You Have The Best Possible Experience

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 that 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. If you have any questions or need to catch up on your studies, our teachers will assist you.

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.

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

Student Success Stories

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I highly recommend Career City College. The instructors are informative, helpful, and very quick to respond if you ever have a concern or a question that needs to be answered. The courses are outlined clearly on the tasks that need to be completed. The information provided helped me grow and learn new things that will help me in my career search. Thank you to Career City College for pushing me and thank you to all the wonderful instructors and staff that helped me along the way! Just an overall positive experience!

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I just finished my Accounting & Bookkeeping course at Career City College. This was the best decision I have ever made. Great program!!! The instructors (specially Phillip Allums and Kerresa Wright) went above and beyond to help me during my journey, replying to my e-mails on time and calling regularly to follow up with my studies and keep me motivated. If you want to invest in your future, Career City College is the way to go. It is definitely worth every cent!!! Thank you instructors and staff!!!

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I would highly recommend this college . the teachers go above and beyond with one on one training , they go into depth on helping there students succeed in any industry. I cant thank you guys enough on the skills i now have in my industry of business. I will definitely recommend you guys to my friends and family.

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