Medical Secretary – Certificate

Program Duration: 18 weeks – Certificate Program
Available at Academy of Learning College campuses in Brampton and North York 

The Medical Secretary Certificate program prepares students for administrative careers in the healthcare field with a focus on medical offices such as medical clinics, optometrists, physician offices and wellness centers.

Students will learn about medical office procedures and gain the knowledge required to act as the first point of contact for patients, provide accurate and timely information, and perform office administration tasks such as correspondence, filling, report writing and telephone support.

Medical Secretary Courses include:

  • Customer Service
  • Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Receptionist Simulation
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Office Procedures
  • Telephone Communication Skills
  • Job Search and Resume Writing

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Medical Secretary Certificate Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Medical Secretary Certificate Program pursue administrative careers in a variety of healthcare settings:

  • Medical Secretary
  • Health Center Receptionist
  • Optometrist’s Secretary
  • Physician’s Secretary
  • Dental Secretary

Admission Requirements:

Contact us today, an Admissions Representative would be glad to help you select a program to pursue and determine if you meet Admission Requirements, including:

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent), or Mature Student status.
  • Good command of the English language
  • Completion of an Admissions Interview

Financial Assistance at Academy of Learning College:

Several funding options exist for students, our Financial Aid Officer would be glad to answer any of your questions and help you apply for funding for your education. Student Financial Assistance Options include:

  • Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • Employment Ontario Second Career Program
  • Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan Options
  • CanVet Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and SISIP Financial Services
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • CIBC Education Line of Credit
  • Employer or Agency Sponsorship of Education
  • Aboriginal and First Nation Funding Programs
  • Lifelong Learning and Registered Education Savings Plans
  • and more!

Student Testimonials:

I am a new immigrant to Canada. A friend encouraged me to go back to school to get a better job. Right after my first meeting at AOL College I knew this was the place for me. The staff and teachers are so supportive and they have given me the confidence I needed to start a new career. I now work in the medical field as a Medical Office Assistant.

Erlinda O

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