Continuing Education

Advanced Medical Office Assistant certificate

Health Care

Take a leadership role in a medical practice

Enhance, refresh and add a new set of skills to advance your Medical Office career and take on extended responsibilities in a clinic, hospital, health agency, or private practice.

The Advanced Medical Office Assistant (AMOA) program equips you with the skills you need to grow the scope of support you provide to a physician. You acquire advanced administration, staff leadership, patient support, and clinical support skills. This program is perfect if you are an experienced MOA, who is seeking career growth and would like to develop an advanced skill set.

Credential: Certificate

Format: Part time, Online

Duration: 4 months

Days and times: Wed, 6:30-9 pm, Sat, 9 am-2:30 pm

Location: Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Tuition*: $3500

Start dates: January, September

Application deadline:
Continuous intake: Qualified applicants are considered for the next intake in which there is space.

* Tuition subject to change without notice. Textbooks are not included in tuition.

Employment facts

Whether you seek new challenges in the workplace or wish to take the next step in your Medical Office Assistant career, the Advanced Medical Office Assistant program provides you with advanced office and clinical support skills to feature on your résumé. Learn to:

  • Create detailed procedures to improve systems
  • Become a team leader
  • Provide patient support
  • Help patients develop self-management plans
  • Stay at the fine point of clinical best practices
Entrance requirements

View entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.

Program outline

 Courses

Course TitleHours
HLTH MOA20 Medical Terminology (MOA) Level 2 10
HLTH MOA21 Anatomy and Physiology (MOA) Level 2 10
HLTH MOA22 Pharmacology (MOA) Level 2 10
HLTH MOA23 Chronic Disease Management 15
HLTH MOA24 Clinical Procedures (MOA) Level 2 20
HLTH MOA25 Patient History and Education 10
HLTH MOA26 Communication and Patient Support 10
HLTH MOA27 Leadership, Supervision, and Team-Based Care 10
HLTH MOA28 Medical Billing (MOA) Level 2 15
HLTH MOA29 Emerging Best Practices 15
HLTH MOA30 Capstone 25
Questions?

Phone: 604-851-6324
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441 ext. 6324
Email: continuingeducation@ufv.ca
Or ask online

“The skills I have gained have boosted my confidence and prepared me to take on a new role. I’m looking forward to being more hands-on and involved with patients.”
  • – Kristin Candy
  •    AMOA grad

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