Curriculum Guideline

Medical Office Administration (Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
CTOADM
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Office Administration
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Cert. in Med Office Admin.
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202010
End Term
Not Specified
Institutional Unit
Office Administration
Credential
Certificate in Medical Office Administration
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements (excluding Language Proficiency Requirement)
  • English 11 with a grade of "C" or better or the following exemptions:
    • EN 12 "P"
    • EN LIT 12 "P"
    • TPC 12 "P"
    • COMM 12 "C+"

Notes:

  • Strong English skills are required. Students who are weak in English skills should consider upgrading through either ENGU or ELLA courses.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 50% of all coursework (15 credits) must be completed at Douglas College
  • All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” or higher except Mastery graded course(s).
  • Time Limit for Completion: 4 years from acceptance into the program.

Course Requirements: 

Course Number Course Title Credits
Required courses:

OADM 1206

Keyboarding 

3.00

OADM 1114

Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology I

3.00

OADM 1240

Business Communications and Procedures

3.00

OADM 1244

General Office Skills

3.00

OADM 1246

Computer Applications I

3.00

OADM 1151

Medical Administrative Procedures

3.00

OADM 1214

Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology II

3.00

OADM 1265

Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing Procedures

3.00

OADM 1325

Clinical Office Procedures

3.00

**OADM 1410

Career Development

2.00

OADM 1411

Office Practicum

1.00

Total credits

 

30.00

** Career Development must be taken during your final semester in the program.