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Continuing Education

Advanced Medical Office Assistant Certificate

Health Care

Take a leadership role in a medical practice

Enhance and refresh your medical office skills so you are prepared to advance your 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

Delivery: Online

Duration: 4 months

Days and times: Wednesdays 6:30-9:00 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am-2:30 pm

Tuition*: $3500

Start dates: Please contact your Division of Family Practice regarding upcoming opportunities.

Application deadline:
Students can apply at any time and will be considered for the next available intake.

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

Entrance requirements

View entrance requirements in the 51 Academic Calendar.

Program outline


Course  Title Hours
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


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 resumé. 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

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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