Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.
Modern businesses rely on the bookkeeping and financial management support of skilled accounting professionals.
A keen eye for detail, organizational skills and a solid background in accounting principles can make you highly attractive to employers.
If you enjoy working with numbers and are ready to get into a rewarding professional career (without putting your whole life on hold), our online accounting course could be an excellent option.
Applicants to this program must have a high school diploma or GED.
The Online Accounting Technician program from Centre for Distance Education (CD-ED) provides the technical skills, relevant experience and ongoing support it takes to pursue a rewarding accounting career, with the convenience and flexibility of online training.
The program is led by knowledgeable accounting professionals with years of experience working in the field. As a student, you get the up-to-date skills modern employers look for through a blend of tutorials, step-by-step assignments and hands-on application. Areas covered include:
Each subject is covered in a variety of ways to ensure you relate to the material, no matter your learning style. Learn your way, in the comfort of your own home.
Graduates of this program feel confident and fully prepared to take on the challenges of a rewarding career in accounting.
The Centre for Distance Education offers a complete professional Health Information Management Diploma program designed to give you the skills, experience and certification it takes to launch a successful career, with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. Unlike other schools that have lengthy wait lists, our classes start monthly. That means you can start your career as soon as possible!
Interested to start training as a HIM Specialist but don’t feel like you can commit to a full-time program? You’re in luck — the Centre for Distance Education (CD-ED) has launched a part-time option of the program so that you can get the training you need to pursue a fulfilling career as an HIM professional.
We are happy to announce that, thanks to Sandra Cotton, Program Coordinator and the rest of our Health Information Management team, CD-ED has successfully renewed its accreditation with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).
Accreditation with CHIMA means that HIM Diploma students can be confident that their training meets the standards required by professionals in the industry. It also allows graduates to pursue national certification and receive the CHIM designation in their name. This designation is recognized by employers all across Canada and proves that you are qualified professional.
Prepare for CHIM designation with flexible, online training from our Health Information Management Program.
If you’re great with people, detail-oriented, and interested in learning medical-based terminology, transcription, and office procedures, online Medical Office Administration courses could be for you.
The CD-ED Medical Office Administration Diploma Program provides the practical skills and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding healthcare office career, in the flexible and convenient CD-ED Distance Learning format.
Applicants to this program must have a high school diploma or GED. If you do not have your high school diploma or GED, click here for more information on resources in your province.
In Canada, Medical Office Administration professionals are employed by hospitals, health clinics, medical and dental offices and in other offices throughout the public and private sectors, including:
As a Medical Office Administrator, you’re the one who keeps the offices of doctors, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals running smoothly. Medical Office Administrators interact with patients, manage records and billing, oversee office procedures and contribute to the efficiency and overall patient experience in a medical setting.
This is career-focused education. You won’t spend time working through electives or irrelevant content designed to drag out the program and drive up costs. Your program is tailored around you and getting into a rewarding professional position, without spending a ton of time and money sitting in a classroom.
Medical Office Administration graduates are skilled in:
The program is led by experienced medical administration professionals. As a student you benefit from firsthand industry knowledge of what employers expect and what it’s really like to work as a Medical Office Administrator.
You’ll feel confident moving into a professional healthcare setting after completing this 64 week program.
If you’re interested in working with and helping others, and are looking to get into a steady professional career, you could be well-placed to succeed in a rewarding Medical Office Assistant position.
As a Medical Office Assistant or Administrative Clerk, you’ll make an important contribution to the health and wellness of your community while working in a clean, comfortable office setting.
As a successful graduate of the NEW Centre for Distance Education Medical Office Assistant program, you will be proficient in office practices and software, enabling you to manage a medical office, receive visitors, and build applications. Our program places a strong emphasis on learning medical terminology, office management and communications throughout the program.
With online learning, you’ll develop a personal attitude for success. Our training programs not only teach the technical skills for the career, but include time management practices that help you become a successful, organized professional.
You will be able to communicate clearly, collaborate with others, and build workplace relationships.
The CD-ED online Graphic Design program provides the practical skills and industry support it takes to pursue a creative and rewarding graphic design career, along with the flexibility and convenience of online Distance Learning.
Graduates of this program are fully prepared for a wide range of interesting design positions, including:
Our online graphic design courses will allow you to seek work in dozens of disciplines and companies, including advertising, freelance graphic design, brand identity, publication design, multimedia production, television, publishing houses, print services, government, and much more.
This is career-focused education. You won’t spend time working through electives or irrelevant content designed to drag out the program and drive up costs. Your program of online graphic design courses is tailored to your needs and getting you into a rewarding professional position, without spending a ton of time and money sitting in a classroom.
Throughout the year you will design many types of projects, including
You are given plenty of choices in projects, in terms of choosing which “client” you’d like to work with, and even using your own favored businesses and causes for inspiration!
Easy to follow courses that are right to the point, guiding you through each activity. Allowing you to fit your study into a busy lifestyle if needed. With teachers eager to assist you along the way.
CD-ED has provided Canadians with top quality online learning and career support services for over 20 years, helping thousands of Canadians realize their career potential by removing barriers to their education.
Our online learning model offers freedom and flexibility to fit your lifestyle. You choose how and when to organize your schooling schedule, in a way that suits your needs.
There’s no better feeling than self-improvement. Invest in yourself, your career, your future. It’s your learning experience, take control of it.
Our diploma programs are career focused and nationally recognized by employers across the country. If you feel stuck trying to balance your family, work and other responsibilities, or classroom learning simply doesn’t work for you – you’ve come to the right place.
Some of the many benefits of attending CD-ED are:
Classes start weekly – You don’t need to wait for traditional class start dates – we make it easy for you to integrate education to fit into your life. CD-ED works with your busy schedule by offering frequent and flexible start dates. No more waiting around to start your career, begin classes right away.
High satisfaction ratings – Be confident when signing up for CD-ED knowing that it offers excellent career-training education. Reputation matters and word of mouth speaks the loudest. Read reviews from our satisfied graduates here.
Accessible learning environment – Each student can find something to suit their learning needs because CD-ED offers various learning management systems designed for different learning styles. At CD-ED no one is left behind.
20 years of online training – You can rest assured knowing that CD-ED’s online training experts have over 20 years of experience and thousands of graduate successes who, just like you, needed convenience without affecting quality in their education.
Transfer Credits – If you have prior education or work experience that would demonstrate knowledge in an area of study, you may be eligible for transfer credits. Curriculum credits are assessed on a case by case basis. Speak to an admissions representative to learn more.
Come to CD-ED to join a rich and supportive community. We’ll give you the boost you need to get your career started today.