Over the course of our Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk program, students will be provided the necessary skills and theoretical knowledge needed to become a competent and confident unit clerk and medical office assistant.
The blended design of the Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk program combines face-to-face instruction with structured online learning components. This provides students flexibility in balancing life’s commitments while advancing education and pursing a new career.
“Students will be proficient in medical terminology, anatomy and pharmacology, healthcare communications, medical office software as well as electronic medical records. Emphasis will also be placed on maintaining patient records, medical billing, office procedures and unit clerk specific tasks such as processing physician’s orders.”
The addition of a practicum component allows students to network within industry and hone their newly acquired skills.
Upon successful completion of all requirements, students will receive a Certificate in Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk.
Applications are now open for Calgary, Red Deer and Cold Lake
Fall 2022 – September 12, 2022 – February 10, 2023
Winter 2023 – January 16, 2023 – June 16, 2023
Applications are now open for Calgary
Summer 2022 – July 9, 2022 (Classes are on weekends)
The courses you will take are:
Electronic Medical Management
Ethics and Law in Healthcare
Medical Office Assisting
Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Pharmacology
Unit Clerk Procedures
The Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk is a blend of online, classroom and laboratory learning, with a hands-on, practical component.
Our tuition fees for domestic students in the Medical Office Assistant & Unit Clerk program include:
*includes the registration fee.
Program Cost: $13,600.00*
*Please note: All funds noted are Canadian dollars. Program cost does not include any fees associated with obtaining CPR training, criminal record check, immunizations, clinic shoes, etc.
English Proficiency Requirements (minimum proficiency)
Police Information Check, inclusive of Vulnerable Sector Search
According to the Protection for Persons in Care Act, clinical partners require a clear Police Information Check (PIC) including Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS). Any criminal code offence for which a pardon has not been received may be a deterrent to a student’s entry into practicum or even the program. In cases where a PIC or VSS is not clear, the Dean will conduct a formal assessment to determine whether the student would be permitted to enter the program.
Standard First Aid with CPR Level C and AED
Students are required to provide proof of completion of the Standard First Aid with CPR Level C and AED course. Students need to maintain current certification throughout the program including practicum.
Students are required to provide proof of immunization status. Without complete and acceptable immunization status, practicum sites may refuse to accept students as per their organizational requirements, which could prevent successful completion of the program.
Rules and regulations
Please read and agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations set out by the MCG Career College.
A rewarding career and long-term success starts here.
Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Assistant & Unit Cleck program, graduates will be qualified to assist healthcare professionals in medical offices and other health-care facilities.