Medical Office Assistant Course

Peerless Training Institute is proud to offer its 36-week Medical Office Assistant Diploma Program. Medical Office Assistants, sometimes called Medical Office Administrators, play an important role in the healthcare system and keep medical offices or clinics running smoothly and efficiently. Graduates of the Peerless Training Institute’s Medical Office Assistant program are often the first people to interact with patients, meaning they can shape the experience of an entire visit. 

Our Medical Office Assistant Course not only teaches you the specialist skills required to be part of a healthcare team; but also core administrative skills that are transferable across all industries.

Program Description

  1. You will advance your career opportunities by earning a Medical Office Assistant certificate that reflects high standards of learning.
  2. Our MOA graduates are fully qualified to work in any medical field.
  3. You will participate in the delivery of a variety of healthcare industry tasks.
  4. Multiple scheduling options have been provided and designed for flexibility and convenience with your work schedule. 

Course Duration

  1. 31 weeks (620 Hours) : Theory 
  2. 5 weeks (175 hours): Practicum
  3. Theory 20 hours per week
  4. Practicum 35 hours per week
  5. Classes held Mornings, Evening and or on Weekends.
  6. Practicum: Monday to Friday: shift times do vary at Practicum sites days/evening. There is the possibility of weekend shifts depending on the Practicum site.

Course Outline

  1. Program Orientation: 2 days 
  2. Clinical and Administrative Procedures
  3. Medical Terminology
  4. Keyboarding
  5. Employment Skills
  6. Clinical Placement
  7. Additional Certification

Admission Requirements

  1. Minimum 18 years of age -Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent 
  2. Mature students- away from school for at least 1 year and pass entrance exam (Wonderlic, passing mark of 20) International Student Assessment from IQAS, WES, or other assessment agencies recognized by Peerless Training Institute -English Language Benchmark 6(CLBA) or IELTS 5.5 -Interview with the school to determine program suitability.

Tuition Fee ~ $14,600

  1. Total Tuition$14,600 (Reviewed Annually)
  2.   Books,  Learning Software, Uniform: $1000

Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

* Tuition and fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta 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. 

  • Job OpportunitiesSuccessful graduates of this program have the following career outlook:
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Office Administrator
  • Clinic Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Long Term Care Support Personnel
  • Dental Office Assistant
  • Physiotherapy and Chiropractic Office Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist/Front desk officer
  • Call us at 403 230 2655 to check if you are eligible for the Alberta Government Grant.


This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

Main Campus

260, 2635 37 Ave NE,

Calgary, AB T1Y 5Z6

403  230 2665

High River Satellite Office

127-3rd Avenue SW, 

High River, AB T1V 1A1 

403  230 2665

Brooks Satellite Office

2nd Street W,

Brooks, AB  T1R 1A8

403  230 2665

Saskatoon Satellite Office

300 Confederation Dr. 

Saskatoon, SK, S7L 4R6.

403  230 2665