Medical Administrative Assistant

Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.

Academic Area: Administration

Campus: Fredericton, NB

Delivery: Full- Time

 

Intake information

Start dateCampus
Fall 2020 Fredericton, NB

Program Description:

The Medical Administrative Assistant program provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in administration fields, thus increasing their employment opportunities. The program is designed to provide students with medical administrative assistant skills, as well as the business, technology and communication expertise needed to work in a private physician’s office, clinic, hospital, or nursing home. Emphasis is placed on medical terminology, medical office procedures, body systems and transcription.

Career Opportunities:

Medical administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics, and other medical settings.

Job opportunities for Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243) are good in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an administrative assistant, medical.

Salary Expectations:

$34,320 - $51,272 per annum.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Senior secondary or high school (Grade 12) transcripts of graduation credentials, courses studied, and grades earned.
  2. Transcripts should have Grade 12 Math or Science or Commerce and English Credits.
  3. The language of instruction at Atlantic Business College is English. In addition to the academic admission requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their first language and/or are coming from countries where English is not an official language, must provide proof of language proficiency.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Atlantic Business College’s English language Proficiency requirements:

English language Proficiency:

1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Academic Level with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum TOEFL Scores

Diploma and Certificate

550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test

2. International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum IELTS Scores

Certificate and Diploma

Overall, 6.0 AND No band below 5.5

3. Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency (MELAB) with scores at or above:

Program LevelMinimum MELAB Score

Certificate and Diploma

76

4. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test (CAEL) (the online or in-person test) with a score of:

Program LevelMinimum CAEL Score

Certificate and Diploma

Overall band score of 60

Courses:

  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Transcription
  • Keyboarding/Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Communications/Records Management
  • Proofreading & Editing
  • Advertising & Social Media
  • Manual Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Career Skills
  • Work Placement

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Courses and content may change to enhance program quality

Tuition & Fees:

Tuition: $12,495.00
Application Fee: $75.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 (approximately)
Student Protection Fee: $124.95 (1% of tuition)

Scholarship Information:

Atlantic Business College Scholarship

Each year Atlantic Business College provides $1000 tuition reduction scholarships to deserving students attending full-time programs.

http://www.scholarshipscanada.com.

APARTMENT RENTAL INFORMATION :

Link for apartment rental information:  www.statestreetproperties.ca 
 www.killamproperties.com
 www.kijiji.ca/h-fredericton/1700018

 

Students may also contact the New Brunswick Rentalsman’s Office.

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