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Medical Administration Courses in St John’s

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

Program Overview

Interested in helping others through a career in healthcare? Every medical workplace relies on their 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, plus the key terminology and skills needed to take on a role in any type of healthcare setting.

If you enjoy the idea of working with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare support staff, then a diploma as a Medical Administrative Specialist is for you!

Program 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


The Medical Administrative Specialist Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Medical Office Assistant, Medical Billing Clerk and Clinical Assistant.


Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Please call the campus for more details.

NOC CODE: 1221, 1243
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