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Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate


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Intake
  • Continuous

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Delivered Online
  • Length
    480 Hours
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    $2453 Total
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    $500 - $800 Total
  • Credentials
    Certificate

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting on November 1 for entry the following Fall semester, January 16 for the following Winter semester, and February 1 for the following Summer semester. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $30

Option A:

1. Complete Okanagan College's Office Assistant Certificate or equivalent

Option B:

Academic
(minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. High school graduation (or equivalent)

2. English

One of:

  • English 11
  • Equivalent
  • Okanagan College Office Administration English entrance test (70%)

Non-Academic

  • keyboarding speed of at least 50 words per minute
  • one full year of secretarial experience in the past three years or a minimum score of 70% on both an Office Administration computer essentials entrance test and a word processing entrance test.

English Language Requirements

Summary

If English is not your first language, you must submit one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), or 79 (internet based)
  • An academic IELTS overall band score of 6.5
  • A Okanagan College English Language Assessment (OCELA) of 6
  • 70% in each of ELSE 060, ESLW 061 and ESLR 062 for admission to a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Business Administration diploma, Commercial Aviation Diploma or Advance Culinary Arts diploma
  • 60% in each of ELSE 060, ESLW 061 and ESLR 062 for admission to Arts, Science, Computer Information Systems, and Engineering Technology programs
  • 70% in English 12 or equivalent for Business programs
  • 60% in English 12 or equivalent for Arts, Science, Engineering Technology, and most diploma programs
  • 50% in an English literature or composition course at a recognized university or college in Canada
  • Level 5 on the Language Proficiency Index for Business or Level 4 for Arts, Science, technology and most diploma programs
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction 

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

Out-of-Province

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

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Mature Student

For details on Mature Student admission check here.

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

For details on Unclassified Student and Visiting Student admission check here.

How to Apply

For details on applying to Okanagan College check the Become a Student site here.


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