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Medical Office Administrator Diploma

Do you thrive in a fast-paced work environment? Have you always pictured yourself helping others in need? If so, consider becoming a Medical Office Administrator (MOAD). In under a year, you can enjoy a stable, well-paid career in a growing industry, while also making a real difference to peoples’ lives as a vital member of a healthcare team. If you’re a caring, compassionate person who is also driven, organized, and focused, this could be the perfect career for you to shine.

About The Program

What You Will Learn In The Classroom

Students will learn the practical and relevant skills needed to operate in an administrative role within a medical office. Training will cover such tasks as billing patient services to the Ministry of Health or patient as required, health information management, patient data collection, keyboarding skills, medical transcription, creating and maintaining medical databases, scheduling appointments, using Microsoft Office® applications, aseptic techniques, medical office procedures and communication styles for effectively dealing with the public. Students will also learn anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, CPR & SFA, how to take vital signs, diagnostic testing and patient preparation.

What You Will Learn In The Labs

MOAD students learn in a traditional classroom setting as well as have access to a medical laboratory as required (ie: aseptic techniques, urinalysis). Students are also provided with a laptop to practice keyboarding skills, learn Microsoft Office® applications, AbelMed (OHIP Billing), Accuro (EMR) as well as access to a simulated virtual medical office through our ebook partners.


What You Will Learn Outside of the Regular Classroom Setting

TPI-MAS helps students recognize the choices they have in life and how to control how they think to change the way they live their lives. Students will understand how the human mind works and how their beliefs and attitudes influence the present and shape the future. The program encourages students to have a positive outlook and strive for goals despite any challenges and obstacles.

The Enriched Academy program will teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.


What You Will Do During Career Search

Why choose the Medical Office Administrator Program at Medix College?
As a mandatory component of our programs, all Medix students are required to complete a 240-hours off- site externship placement. Placements occur at various locations throughout the College’s area. This essential module allows students to exercise the skills learned in class, learn specific applications and to further enhance their learning experience in the selected facilities.
Medix College also provides an employment advantage as we have established relationships with many employers in the field. As a result, employers in the field contact us before posting jobs to the general public giving current students and graduates of the program an advantage in the hiring process.

Our MOAD program includes a comprehensive Job Search seminar which focuses on resume tips, interview skills and effective job searches to launch your MOAD career. Guest speakers also make frequent appearances in class including employers from hospitals, medical offices and past graduates.


Here is a list of some courses:

Anatomy & Terminology

Students explore the human body throughout the learning modules by focusing on the structure, function & terminology of each system. This program…

Infection Control

Understanding the infection process; microorganism growth; the importance and techniques of hand-washing; communicable disease and pathogen…

Nutrition, Well Baby & Child Development

The nutrition course will develop an understanding of the recommendations for healthy eating, and discuss the importance of the basic nutrients…

Diagnostic Testing & Patient Preparation

This course includes the MOA’s responsibilities in preparing patients for various medical examinations, understanding several medical tests…

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Medical Office Administrator program have obtained employment as:

  • Medical office administrator
  • Medical office assistant
  • Medical secretary
  • Medical billing specialists
  • Medical transcriptionist
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