Medical Office Administration

Medical Office Administration Training in Toronto

Medical Office Administrators perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties. Individuals in this role may be responsible for scheduling and confirming appointments, preparing medical documents, charts and requisition forms, maintaining confidential medical files and records, performing or setting up for minor medical procedures such as taking blood pressure.

This program provides an overview of medical office principles, practices, and operations with a focus on developing medical office assistant skills. Areas of study include medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, computer applications, and medical office scheduling and billing software.

Program length: 7 months (20 hours/week) includes 4 week internship

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Medical Office Administration Careers

The Medical Office Administration program provides students with the necessary skills, and academic knowledge for entry-level medical office assistant positions in various health care enterprises such as; medical clinics, hospitals, extended care centers and chiropractor offices.

Examples of possible job titles: Medical Office Administrator, Chiropractic Receptionist, Chiropractic Office Assistant, Dental Office Coordinator, Dental Receptionist, Medical Office Receptionist, Medical Transcriptionist, and Physician Assistant

Examples of employers for these positions: University Health Network, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Strategic Health, Danforth Family Care Clinic

Sample starting salary: $34,000

*Statistics based on most recent available.

Medical Office Administrator Courses in Toronto


  • System and Computer Fundamentals
  • Health Office Procedures
  • Clinical Documents
  • Healthcare Software
  • English and Communication Skills
  • Presentation Software
  • Word Processing Software
  • Spreadsheets Software
  • Scheduling Software
  • Database Software
  • Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Career Development and Client Services
  • Internship


• Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
• Pass an entrance test administrated by Herzing College
• Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
• Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements

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