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Fanshawe College Diploma in Office Administration – Health Services
Fanshawe College

Diploma in Office Administration – Health Services

2 Years


Full time, Part time

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CAD 7,207 *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* total fee for Canadian students. $31,278.28 for international students


In health services office administration, you’ll be at the center of a highly specialized environment that requires a unique combination of attention to detail, compassion, and managerial skills. The Office Administration - Health Services program will teach you 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.

Your Learning Experience

In addition to the skills you’ll gain from in-class learning throughout the Office Administration - Health Services program, you'll also gain valuable work experience during a four-week work placement in a medical office environment, or through a comprehensive project-based experience.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to start an exciting career in any medical environment with jobs including:

  • 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.

This professional, two-year Ontario College Diploma program is designed to provide students with extensive practical understanding and knowledge to perform administrative support in a wide variety of medical environments.

Expert training in computerized medical records systems, billing systems, and other office equipment technology applications will be combined with analytical and multitasking strategies to facilitate scheduling, decision-making, coordination, and task completion. Utilizing these skills, students will be capable of overseeing a variety of medical office environments. Researching, developing, and presenting accurate medical documentation, correspondence, and reports will be emphasized. The importance of professional ethics, privacy, and confidentiality will be highlighted throughout the program. A part-time offer is available for this program.



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