Medical Office

Duration:40 Weeks

Class Schedule:Mon - Fri

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The Canadian healthcare industry is thriving and with that comes the growing need for healthcare professionals, including Medical Office Assistants, or MOAs. The MOA plays a crucial role in the smooth and efficient running of a medical office. Their duties vary, but can include everything from bookkeeping to scheduling lab tests to updating and maintaining important medical files. Becoming a Medical Office Assistant may be the perfect career path for you!

With a program length of only 40 Weeks, you could find yourself embarking on a whole new career in no time! Contact Academy of Learning College Bay & Queen Campus for more information, or use our convenient online form to get in touch with us. One of our helpful career consultants will happily discuss your education and financial assistance options in complete confidence.


The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) is an important member of the office team. They help manage the office environment by performing a number of duties. This can include everything from booking and confirming appointments, book-keeping, tracking patient information, processing insurance forms, handling office correspondence, managing computer records and so much more. MOAs also perform other essential duties, such as getting a patient’s medical history and preparing patients for laboratory tests

Though MOAs do not diagnose or treat patients, they may be asked to perform certain medical duties. Under the supervision of a medical practitioner, an MOA may be asked to take a patient’s vital signs, give injections and assist during examinations.

A diploma from Academy of Learning College Bay & Queen Campus prepares you for a rewarding career as a Medical Office Assistant in under one year. With the most relevant and up-to-date course content and a practicum that gives you hands-on work experience, you can jump into a new career with total confidence!


With a diploma from Academy of Learning College Bay & Queen Campus, you’ll have all the practical skills and training needed to succeed in your career. Some of the personal attributes that potential employers look for include:

  • Hardware Installation Coordinator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Network Operator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Technician
  • Maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), hardware, software and related computer equipment.
  • Monitoring and implementing network activities.
  • Designing and configuring networks, recommending purchases of application servers, peripherals, and software.
  • Evaluating and installing computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software.
  • Providing problem-solving services to network users.
  • Performing data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning College facilitators.
  • Online training supported by Academy of Learning College facilitators or online instructors.
  • Technical/functional skills and aptitude
  • Software and hardware troubleshooting skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to be innovative and creative
  • Business and management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Embraces change and new technology
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Willingness to embrace change and new technology
  • Self-motivated
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively despite possible time constraints
  • Experience in the IT industry
  • Walk-in care centres

Contact Academy of Learning College for more information and get started today!


In just 40 Weeks, you can earn a diploma as a Medical Office Assistant. This program will give you the knowledge, skills, and work experience you need to work in a variety of medical settings. Our hands-on training and one-month practicum at a certified training facility allows you to quickly become eligible for Certified Medical Assisting Professional (CMAP) designation as well.

Why delay even a moment longer? Contact us today. Get started tomorrow!