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Program Overview

Medical Office Administrators are the hubs of any medical office. They are the first impression and a key member of the health care profession. Enter confidently into this fast-paced industry with a Medical Office Administrator diploma from Westervelt College in Windsor, Brantford, Kitchener, and London, Ontario.

The Medical Office Administrator (MOA) diploma program is taught by health care professionals, who bring their knowledge, experience, and insight into small­-sized classrooms give you a head start on your career path. Students will learn the skills necessary to be successful as Medical Office Administrators. Students will learn skills such as keyboarding skills, how to work in office environments, medical environments, medical terminology and more.

In addition, the college will coordinate a clinical practicum placement within a healthcare setting to gain practical, related experience. This is an important and exciting part of the learning experience. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates can find employment in doctors offices, chiropractor offices, medical clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, and more.

Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify. For assistance and admissions requirements, please contact our Admissions team for more information.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work in medical, chiropractic, dental, physiotherapy and massage clinics, doctor’s offices, hospitals as well as in the claims department of insurance companies.

  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Primary Care Assistant

Areas of Employment include:

  • Doctor’s Offices
  • Walk-in Clinics
  • Dental Offices
  • Laboratory Offices
  • Specialized Clinics (Sleep Clinics; Mental Health Clinics)
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Rehabilitation Centers

Admission Requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent. Successful completion of the qualifying entrance exam (available to mature students 18 years or older)
  • Government issued Photo ID

Practicum rRequirements:

  • Completion of Westervelt Medical Form
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The purpose of the Externship – Practicum is to allow students to continue to practice their skills in an actual work-like setting. They will learn first-hand how to deal with real-life situations and gain experience within the field. By training within the clinical setting, students will gain an understanding of how to react or act proactively within different situations. They will gain knowledge and practical experience to help develop their understanding of employer expectations. This course allows students to be involved in the educational process with a medical team. The practicum is to be completed in clinical settings, public laboratories, and private laboratories outside of the school.

Westervelt Windsor Campus
630 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor, Ontario N8X 4W2, Canada
Westervelt London Campus
303 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6B 2H8, Canada
Westervelt Kitchener Campus
248 Stirling Avenue South Unit 14 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2G 4L1
Westervelt Brantford Campus
39 King George Road, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K2, Canada
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