QuickStart Skills Development:
Medical Office Assistant
(With Practicum)

(Diploma)

NOC: 1243

Program Duration: 650 hours

At 20 hours per week: 32.5 weeks – 7.5 months
At 25 hours per week: 26.0  weeks – 6.0 months
Note on Program Duration:  Actual calendar times may vary due to statutory holidays, professional days and school closure days.

Mature student status (19 years of age or older). Non native English speakers require proof of score of  60% on ULI ESL testing (or equivalent from other standardized testing mechanisms). Domestic students require minimum score of 7 on Wonderlic Aptitude test and pass an interview with the ULI admissions department. International students need to pass an interview with ULI admissions department.  May be required to take ULI ESL program to bring English to the prerequisite level of acceptance.

Health Care Support Services

Clinical Procedures, Medical Terminology, Professional Standards for Health Professionals, Medical Office Assistant

380 Hours

Applications & Technologies

MS Office 2013 (choose two from the following)

MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook

120 hours

General Skills

Keyboarding

80 hours

Job Search Skills

Employment/Practicum Readiness

Practicum

70 hours

Courses may be modified or substituted as required to facilitate success in standardized testing or changes in standardized requirements. Alternate courses may be chosen to replace exempted course requirements based on experience and/or testing results. There is voluntary additional support available with the instructor at $50/hour. Course delivery subject to enrollment and may be altered.