Earn Your Healthcare Diploma in 12 Months or Less!

A Healthcare diploma from Herzing opens doors to a wide range of rewarding career possibilities. Our strategic blend of classroom theory and hands-on training ensures that students graduate with the skills they need to secure employment in their field right away.

Our expert instructors, industry connections, and convenient class schedules make going back to school easier than ever! Which program interests you most?

Community Services Worker Program at Herzing Ottawa

In just 12 months, graduates of Herzing’s Community Services Worker program are prepared to interview, counsel, and assist clients facing serious personal and social problems. Students learn the fundamentals of:

  • addictions
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • mental health
  • counselling and interviewing techniques
  • business communications and report writing

The built-in 8-week internship helps students apply their new skills and gain real work experience before they even finish the program!

Medical Office Administration Program at Herzing Ottawa

In just 7 months, Herzing Medical Office Admin students learn how to keep a clinic running smoothly by mastering important administrative operations and basic medical procedures. This comprehensive program covers a range of knowledge and skills, including:

  • medical terminology
  • anatomy and physiology
  • computer applications
  • medical office scheduling and billing software
  • certificates in CPR, First Aid, and Vital Signs Clinic

A 4-week internship is included in the program so students can make industry connections and strengthen their skills before graduating.

Personal Support Worker Program at Herzing Ottawa

In just 6 months, students in Herzing’s Personal Support Worker program are prepared to assist clients in long term care facilities and private homes with the tasks of daily living. The comprehensive program includes instruction in:

  • interpersonal skills
  • safety
  • abuse prevention
  • household management and meal preparation
  • assisting a personal with personal hygiene
  • certificates in CPR and First Aid and Food Handling

An 11-week internship is included in the program so students can build work-ready skills and transition smoothly into employment after graduation.

Pharmacy Assistant Program at Herzing Ottawa

In just 10 months, Herzing’s Pharmacy Assistant program prepares students with the skills they need to start work right after graduation, including:

  • accurately and safely processing prescriptions,
  • aseptic techniques
  • controlling inventory
  • keeping accurate and confidential records
  • third-party billing
  • effectively communicating orally and in writing
  • certificates in First Aid and CPR

A 4-week internship is built into the program, so students can apply their skills, gain confidence, and make industry connections before they even graduate.


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Start Preparing for your Career at Herzing College Ottawa

Our Ottawa campus has earned a solid reputation not only for quality education but for real-world career preparation. The objective of our diploma and online professional development certificate programs is simple: to equip our graduates with marketable skills that they can utilize in obtaining financially and emotionally rewarding careers.

Each program is designed to ensure that the skills and knowledge taught in class parallel those in demand in the workplace. Beyond the classroom, we offer personalized career services and support to students, beginning on day one. Get trained for a new career in less time than you think and we'll help you to find employment. 

Many diploma programs at Herzing College in Ottawa include an internship to gain work experience!

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