Medical Office Specialist

The Medical Office Specialist program readies you to work in a medical facility as an administrative professional. Administrative professionals are vital to the proper functioning of a medical facility and help to promote the welfare of patients and medical staff.

Our technology driven classrooms are equipped with the latest business and medical software. Our teachers have real world experience as medical office specialists, health care providers, and administrative professionals. They understand the fast paced environment of a medical setting and make sure you are ready for this dynamic career path. You will work independently and in small groups, and are encouraged to build new skills through collaboration, sharing, and hands-on learning.


Skills you will learn:

  • Business software (Microsoft Office), patient billing systems, the Quebec Medicare system, and telecommunication tools
  • Understanding the human body and medical terminology
  • Business meeting organization, desktop publishing techniques, basic accounting procedures, and French language skills


Total Duration: 18 months 

Total hours: 1935 hours

Total Tuition fee: C$ 22,100

Application Fee: C$150


Admission Requirements: 

  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older

  • High School Diploma (Equivalent to Grade 11) 

  • The English and French languages proficiency 

The language test is NOT required. However,your level of English must be equal to IELTS 5.5 and French at B2 level to be admitted in the program.


Required Documents:

  • Copy of your high school diploma and transcripts; 

  • Copy of any post-secondary diploma/degree and transcripts; 

  • Copy of your birth certificate; 

  • ID page of your passport, 


Visa Process:

This important stage can be done either by yourself or by an Immigration Lawyer (or an ICCRC Member). In both ways, STAR can help you out! 


Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ): Required

Study Permit: Required 


* Note: All documents must be translated in English or French


Career Prospects


A career in the health or business sector
Medical office specialists and administrative professionals are in high demand and most students find work after graduation. Our students go on to work in clinics, doctor’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term health care facilities.

Medical Office Specialist

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