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We are excited to share that Eastern Academy will be integrating into Academy Canada beginning in August 2024! This transition will offer enhanced educational offerings and provide new opportunities for students.

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We are committed to making this transition smooth and positive for everyone involved. Our focus remains on our students and providing them with the best educational experience possible. Please contact us at or 709-722-8580 for more information.

Medical Administration Courses in St. John’s

Are you keen to pursue a career in healthcare but don’t see yourself as a medical practitioner? Every medical facility requires capable administrative staff so that their operations run smoothly. Healthcare administrators play a vital role in supporting doctors and nurses as they carry out their daily tasks.

When you join our medical administration courses, you receive extensive training and coaching in several aspects of medical administration:

8-week field placement.
Training on electronic healthcare records.
Program Length of 53 Weeks.

Contact us today if you want to enroll in our medical administration course.

Program Overview

Every medical workplace relies on its administrative support staff to aid in the daily organizational and client-based communication tasks that keep things running smoothly. The Eastern Academy medical administrative specialist program gives you real-world field placement experience and the key terminology and skills needed to take on a role in any type of healthcare setting.

If you enjoy working with doctors, nurses and other healthcare support staff, then a diploma as a medical administrative specialist is for you!

Program Goals

Our medical administration program in St. John’s helps you develop your entry-level medical administrative assistant skills. You will learn fundamental knowledge and receive training about the office procedures, medical terminologies, anatomy, and physiology required to be a medical administrator. Additionally, we aim to enhance your verbal and written communication skills.

Program Outcomes

On completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate:

Analytical and quantitative problem-solving
Computer as well as information knowledge
The recognition of laws and regulations of the field
Basic knowledge of medical terminology
Basic understanding of pharmacology
The submission of claims via electronic data transfer
The general principles of health information management

In addition to developing the qualities above, you will be trained and taught by exceptional faculty who are experienced in their field with hands-on knowledge. Our medical administration courses will offer a holistic understanding of the healthcare sector in St. John’s.

Program Courses

When you enroll in our medical administration program, you will have the opportunity to take the following courses:
Student Success Strategies 20 hours
Software Lab: Computer Fundamentals 40
Software Lab: Word Processing 40
Software Lab: Spreadsheets 40
Software Lab: Presentations 40
Software Lab: Database Management 40
Anatomy and Terminology 180
Medical Machine Transcription (On-going)
Medical Office Practice and Assisting 80
Document Formatting 80
Business Math 40
Writing for Comprehension 40
Image Development 20
Business Communications 80
Office Skills 80
Bookkeeping Fundamentals 40
Career Planning and Preparation Level I 20
Career Planning and Preparation Level II 20
Field Placement 8 Weeks
Total Weeks – 53
These modules offer a comprehensive view of what a healthcare administrative job would entail. Day-to-day tasks and responsibilities are covered, and you will gain valuable insights from experienced professionals who have spent years in the field. If you would like more information about the various courses covered, reach out to us.


The medical administrative specialist diploma program will qualify graduates to pursue medical office assistant, medical billing clerk, and clinical assistant positions.

Get a solid footing for pursuing a career in the healthcare industry through our courses to obtain a stable income for yourself and your family.


All applicants must possess a grade 12 or equivalent qualification or a mature student status. If you have any further questions about our admission requirements, then please call us today for more details.

NOC CODE: 1221, 1243
Salary information may be found at:

We look forward to welcoming you and assisting you on your educational journey with us.


Interested In Joining The Healthcare Industry?
Enroll in our medical administration courses in St. John’s, and become part of a team that helps people in need every day!
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