Medical Office Administrator w/ Ward Clerk Specialist Arnprior Campus | Ottawa Campus |

Medical Office Administrator w/ Ward Clerk Specialist Arnprior Campus | Ottawa Campus |

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Become a Medical Office Administrator with a Ward Clerk specialty

Willis College’s 52-week Medical Office Administrator with Ward Clerk Specialist – Co-op diploma program provides you with a broad foundation of the professional medical environment. This foundation helps students develop proficiencies appropriate for a wide range of healthcare careers, including hospital administration and medical office administration. With hands-on hospital administration, medical administration, medical office assistant, and medical billing courses in Ottawa and Arnprior, this Medical Office Assistant program is perfect if you want to fast-track yourself to a job in healthcare.

Medical and Hospital Administration Skills Training

Willis College is one of the only institutions where you will earn a Ward Clerk Specialist in the Medical Office Administrator diploma, which is needed to work in a hospital administration environment. The program has a strong focus on Healthcare Terminology, Medical Office Procedures, and Software, Health Office Billing & Transcription, Accounting Fundamentals, Records Management, as well as Microsoft Office applications used in today’s offices. Get hands-on skills in hospital administration, medical administration, and medical billing fast with Willis College’s Medical Office Administrator with Ward Clerk Specialist program.

Is this Medical Office Administration Program Right for you?

This program is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone who is caring works well in a team atmosphere and is passionate about helping others
  • A mature student who has previous job experience, looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills that are relevant in today’s job market
  • A recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand health field
  • Someone who wants to fast-track to a new and exciting career in healthcare
  • Anyone interested in practical training through hospital administration, medical administration, medical office assistant, and medical billing courses

Total Program Length is 52 weeks
48 weeks of theory
Up to 4 weeks of breaks

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence


Willis College Entrance Assessment. If you are a Mature Student (over 18 years of age), you can gain admittance by writing a free entrance assessment test. Note: students with foreign credentials, regardless of whether their documents have been translated/compared or not, should be tested to establish literacy in the English language.

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Find out more about international student admissions requirements.

Program Outline

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Anatomy & Body Systems
  • Business Communications I - English Essentials I
  • Business Communications II - Written Communication I
  • Business Communications III - Oral Presentation I
  • Career Management
  • Clinical Pathology
  • CPR & First Aid, Level C certification
  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals
  • Health Office Billing
  • Healthcare Office Procedures
  • Healthcare Office Transcripts
  • Healthcare Terminology
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Office Software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows & 0utlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Pharmacology for Healthcare Office
  • Records Management & Scheduling
  • Strategic Web Design
  • Understanding Diagnostic & Laboratory Tests
I left Willis College with a new-found confidence and a full-time job with a reputable company. I feel like there are endless opportunities for me now and I have a bright future ahead of me with a challenging and rewarding career. Wills College was one of the best decisions of my life. Laura Willey Willis College

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