Administrative Professional: Health Services

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
MiramichiSeptember 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
Fredericton September 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
Saint JohnSeptember 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
MonctonSeptember 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

Administrative professionals are valued members of the healthcare community. They are detail-oriented individuals who use their enhanced communication skills to work with patients and hospital staff. This program builds upon the core skills learned in the Administrative Professional program. You'll learn medical software systems as well as medical terminology, standards, and practices. Our training and workplace experience will also provide you with expert problem solving and interpersonal skills to get you job ready. Medical administrative professionals are in high demand as hospitals need support to manage workflow and boost business efficiency.


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma

    NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
    International Student Admission Equivalencies

    Career Possibilities

    On top of having great office administration skills, you will have the ability to administer processes specific to the medical community. You'll be ready to work in medical offices, hospital administrative services and other ancillary services that support the health care environment.

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    Specific Considerations

    Successful delivery of the Administrative Professional: Health Services program requires an effective working relationship with the local health care community.

    Technology Requirements
    NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.

    Please note that some textbook instruction for program courses is written for PC systems and students with MAC devices may not be able to follow this instruction step-by-step.

    Areas of Study

    • Medical Terminology
    • Medical Administration, standards, and practice
    • Medical Software Systems
    • Business Writing
    • Business Mathematics
    • Accounting – manual and computerized
    • Word Processing and Document Formatting
    • Spreadsheets
    • Databases
    • Records Management
    • Keyboarding
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Customer Service

    Program Courses

    Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.

    NOC Codes

    1241 - Administrative assistants
    1243 - Medical administrative assistants
    1411 - General office support workers
    1422 - Data entry clerks
    1432 - Payroll administrators

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