Students with a combined interest in medical sciences and business will find career opportunities through CDI College’s Medical Office Administration diploma program. Students begin with classes in information processing, learning Microsoft Word and Excel programs, keyboarding, and information processing. Technical skills in medical terminology, human anatomy, and medical machine transcription are taught in later phases of the Medical Office Administrator program. All students must complete a mandatory practicum in order to graduate. This practicum allows students to apply their education in real-world scenarios. Students are given strong support from CDI College’s career and employment services. Job search and interviewing, employer expectations and resume preparation is offered in the Medical Office Administrator program’s Career and Employment Strategies course to assist students with finding the right job after graduation. Graduates may find employment in a variety of work environments including private medical practices, clinics, and hospitals.
The Medical Office Administration program prepares graduates for an exciting and fast-paced career in health care. Employment opportunities exist for graduates in medical clinics, specialists’ offices, insurance companies and acute or extended care hospitals. Placement assistance is available through our Employment Services Department.
• Grade 12 or equivalent OR mature student status (19 years of age and one year out of high school).
• Passing score on the entrance examination.
• Medical certificate indicating applicant is fit to undertake the program/practical, has up-to-date immunization, and is free of communicable diseases. In addition to regular immunization, it is mandatory that each student be immunized against Hepatitis B.
Students may also be required to be immunized against influenza virus, according to field placement requirements.
• Police check of criminal record.
Note: Advanced Credit may be given for prior education upon submission of transcripts. Challenge tests may be administered.
In order to graduate and receive a diploma, a student must obtain an average of at least 60% in each course of the program.
A student must complete the hours of the Student Success Strategies and Career and Employment Strategies courses for the program.
Student Success Strategies and Career and Employment Strategies
In addition to learning career-oriented skills, students at CDI
College also learn how to get a job in their chosen profession.
This is why every diploma program includes our Student
Success Strategies and Career and Employment Strategies
Our Employment Services Department will assist the graduate in resume writing, as well as preparing for job interviews. Our staff is sensitive to current job market trends and the needs of employers in each local market.
Our graduates receive one of the most intensive job search
programs available anywhere in North America