Studyportals
Graduate Diploma On Campus

Office Administration - Health Services (Fast Track)

St. Clair College

12 months
Duration
17382 CAD/year
6705 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Students on the Office Administration - Health Services (Fast Track) program from St. Clair College must have solid interpersonal skills and work effectively in a multicultural environment. Good communication skills, both written and oral, and excellent keyboarding skills, are assets.

Overview

Office administrators in the health services field are vital members of the healthcare team, often the first person to interact with clients in a physician’s office. 

Graduates of the Office Administration - Health Services (Fast Track) program from St. Clair College are able to work within and manage any health services office with the required comprehensive knowledge and specialized skills. Accuracy and confidentiality are paramount and students should have excellent critical thinking skills, be organized and know how to prioritize. 

Program Highlights

  • Training includes client care, appointment scheduling, manual and electronic charting, transcription of a wide range of medical data and reports and communication techniques.
  • Strict emphasis is placed on confidentiality following PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act) guidelines.
  • Graduates have an understanding of healthcare billing through MOHLTC (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care-OHIP), along with third-party and private billing with a hands-on approach in an electronic healthcare software setting.
  • Work Placement in the final semester in a variety of private and government-funded medical clinics, general and specialized healthcare offices, hospitals or alternative healthcare facilities.
  • Advanced computer software including EMR (electronic medical records) training.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in the healthcare field are diverse and include physicians’ offices, hospitals, laboratories, medical clinics, nursing homes, health insurance offices, public health offices, and alternative health therapy offices.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language Fundamentals
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Essential Business Calculations
  • Business for the Office Assistant
  • Computer Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

General diploma programs admission requirement for international students are as follows:

  • Canada & USA: High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • British education system: General Certificate of Education showing passes in six (6) academic subjects (including English) at the Ordinary level.
  • Caribbean countries (English): High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, etc.): WAEC (or NECO) transcript with online verifying scratch card number and PIN required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17382 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17382 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6705 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6705 CAD per year during 12 months.

USA:$17,382

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Office Administration - Health Services (Fast Track)
-
St. Clair College

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!