Skip to the main content
This website uses cookies to give you a better online experience. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. More information
Alberta Supports Contact Centre

Toll Free 1-877-644-9992

Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk

MCG Career College - Red Deer

MCG Career College - Red Deer

#200, 4806 - 51 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N4H3, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 665 Hours (30 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
Mature Admission: 1, 19 years of age or older 2. Out of high school for one year 3. Meet English Proficiency requirements (below) 4. Must complete an academic achievement test (CAT- grade 11-12 proficiency) OR School Leaver Admission: 1. Alberta high school Diploma, verified through transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent 2. At least 60% in the following courses or their equivalents: 3. English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 4. Academic Ranking All Candidates Admission: 1. Police Information Check, inclusive of Vulnerable Sector Search. According to the Protection for Persons in Care Act, our 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 reviewed may be a deterrent to a student's entry into practicum or even the program. In cases where a PIC or VSS in not clear, the College Dean, will conduct a formal assessment to determine whether the student would be permitted to enter the program. 2. Basic life support: Student are required to provide a proof of completion of the Heart and Stroke Basic Life Support Provider course. Students need to maintain current BLS certification throughout the practicum. 3. Immunizations: students are required to provide proof of immunization status. Without complete and acceptable immunization status practicum sites may refuse to accept students on practicums, which could prevent successful completion of the program. English Proficiency Requirements: Canadian Language Benchmarks/Milestones Test: 7 in each strand IELTS Academic: 5.5 with minimum band score of 5.0 TOEFL: 71 IQAS- Formal Assessment: Alberta Education English Language Arts equivalent Alberta Education High School English Course: 60% in ELA 10-1 or ELA 10-2 Test and transcript results are valid for 2 years from the day of testing or completion of a course. Results that expire prior to the start date of the program may not be accepted. Official results must be submitted. Selection Requirements for all candidates successfully meeting admissions: 1. Interview to assess suitability for the program and keyboarding assessment 2 Attendance to college program orientation

Distance Delivery Options

Combined: in class and online

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $11,564.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $700.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated April 12, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
The Government of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.

Was this page useful?