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Office Administration - Health Services

Tuition fee CA$17,997 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,734), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Dormitory fee CA$12,000 per year

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses during the two academic semesters.

  • Including rent and meals (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

More information

academics.sheridancollege.ca/..th-services 

Overview

Sheridan’s Office Administration – Health Services program gives you the skills you need to work in a busy health-care office or setting.

Critical training

The two-year program focuses on technical and professional skills required to work in a variety of Health Service settings. You will learn to use specialized medical software, OHIP billing, electronic calendaring and scheduling, and communication software applications.

Things you’ll learn

  • Medical office procedures.
  • Medical terminology, anatomy and medicine.
  • Medical e-billing and scheduling.
  • Medical transcription and techniques.
  • Specialized medical software applications.

Medical Simulation or Field Placement

When you have successfully completed the first three terms and have met a prescribed GPA, you have the option of choosing either a Medical Simulation course or Field Placement (two days per week). Both options prepare you for entry-level administrative support positions in a medical office or setting. This is an excellent opportunity to gain work experience and evaluate different career paths.

Additional information

Learning in this program includes:

  • Specialized administrative support to medical professionals.
  • Producing accurate medical documents using a variety of specialized medical software applications.
  • OHIP billing information electronically.
  • Research on the Internet.
  • Scheduling and task coordination skills.
  • Essential interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service skills through simulated patient encounters.
  • Written and oral communication skills.

Program Duration

The program duration for September starts is two academic years. The program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of Sheridan’s Office Administration – Health Services program, you’ll be well equipped for an entry-level position in a health-care facility or medical office.

Here are some places you might work:

  • Agencies and institutions
  • Health-care organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Doctor offices or clinics
  • Long-term care facilities
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States