As our population ages, there are few careers as important – or fast growing – as health care. You will learn to become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help medical practices thrive. You are a team leader, the liaison between doctors and the patients, ensuring they get the care they need.
This 8-month (2 semester) Certificate program prepares you to manage the flow of electronic and paper-based information in a medical office setting. You may find employment in medical offices and clinics, hospitals, health and chiropractic centres, insurance agencies, and private businesses.
Over 90% of our graduates have found employment. Job opportunities for program graduates are significant regardless of age. Employers seek candidates who demonstrate maturity, strong interpersonal skills, reliability, organizational skills, and excellent communication skills.
8-months (2 semesters)
- Credit in English 30-1 or 30-2 or equivalent
- Credit in a Grade 10 Math (excluding Math 10-4 and Math 16 levels)
- Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test (GED) with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing and 450 in Math
- Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test English Language Proficiency Requirement
For applicants whose first language is not English, please review English language proficiency requirements.
Work experience options are available. Please contact a Student Engagement Officer for details. Learners will be required to obtain a Police Information Check (PIC) and Immunization Report dated within 90 days of the start of work experience. A Standard First Aid/CPR Health Provider taken within six months prior to work experience is also required.
Bow Valley College has a number of transfer agreements in place with other leading Canadian colleges and universities.
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