Medical Administrative Assistant
Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)
Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.
Academic Area: Administration
Campus: Fredericton, NB
|January 2021||Fredericton, NB|
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.
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.
$34,320 - $51,272 per annum.
Students must meet one (1) of the following admission requirements:
- High school graduation or
- GED or equivalent or
- Mature student – Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.
- Medical Office Procedures
- Medical Terminology
- Medical Transcription
- Microsoft Word
- Advanced Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Communications/Records Management
- Proofreading & Editing
- Advertising & Social Media
- Manual Accounting
- Computerized Accounting
- Customer Service
- Career Skills
- Work Placement
Courses and content may change to enhance program quality
Tuition & Fees:
Textbooks: $1750.00 (approximately)
Student Protection Fee: $96.95 (1% of tuition)
STUDENT LOAN INFORMATION:
Provincial and Federal student loans are available to qualifying students. For more information on applying for a student loan, New Brunswick residents should contact New Brunswick Student Financial Services at www.studentaid.gnb.ca. If you have not lived in New Brunswick for the past 12 months, or if you are currently living in another province, please contact your provincial Student Financial Aid office.
Gender Equality Scholarship
The Gender Equality Scholarship program is intended to encourage women and men, entering their first year at a New Brunswick college, to seek a non-traditional career where participation to date by women and men in these fields has been limited. For more information please visit our site at:
This website provides a full range of scholarships available to Canadian residents who are attending post-secondary institutions. The search list can be defined by province, program and various other criteria.
APARTMENT RENTAL INFORMATION :
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Students may also contact the New Brunswick Rentalsman’s Office.