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Office Assistant Administrative

Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

www.macewan.ca
Discover our Office Assistant certificate program, an excellent alternative to a degree or diploma for students who want to gain practical skills for the workplace. Graduates will learn the administrative duties and fundamental legal knowledge used to assist lawyers in drafting legal documents for court proceedings. Be employed as a legal assistant within a year with our Office Assistant program, legal major. Graduates complete a 4-week field placement to acquire hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students will find employment working with lawyers as legal assistants or legal administrative assistants in legal offices. Working in a law office will help develop valuable skills and is an excellent opportunity to have a meaningful career in the legal field. OA: Medical For updated admission requirements: https://calendar.macewan.ca/programs/certificates- diplomas/office-assistant-medical/#admissionscriteriatext Updated program description Discover our Office Assistant certificate program, an excellent alternative to a degree or diploma for students who want to gain practical skills in medical administration, including taking and recording vital signs and managing an electronic health record. Be employed in medical office administration within a year with our Office Assistant program, medical major. Learn essential medical terminology, mandatory health and safety protocols, and the vital duty of patient coordination, which involves scheduling appointments, and greeting and rooming patients. Graduates complete a 4-week field placement to acquire hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students will find employment as medical office assistants (MOA), hospital admission clerks, hospital unit clerks and medical receptionists in medical offices, medical clinics, hospitals and government agencies. Enjoy a stable career and positively impact your patients by being an expert medical office administrator. OA: Admin
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Office of the University Registrar,
MacEwan University,
Building 7, 10700 - 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Categories of Admission 

Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:

Regular Admission

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 60 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  • ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
  • Two subjects from Group A, B, C, or D

Mature Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must be 20 years of age or older and have been out of full-time high school at least one year by the beginning of the intake term. Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 60 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  • ELA 30-1 or 30-2 with a minimum grade of 60% or equivalent

OR

  • Three credits of University Level English, with a minimum grade of C-

Previous post-secondary work

Applicants must have successfully completed the following from a recognized institution:

  • A minimum of 24 post-secondary credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have completed the required core course listed under the mature category.

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

All applicants must meet the following:

  1. English Language Proficiency

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicable to all admission categories

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,370.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,638.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,545.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory 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 18, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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