Business leaders can’t and shouldn’t do it all—they need support and assistance from you. Graduates of the Office Assistant program can focus their education from day one, specializing in administrative, medical, and legal fields, establishing themselves in such positions as administrative assistant, legal assistant medical office assistant and unit clerk.

Our vision is to be an outstanding career studies program committed to graduates’ success in the changing world. With a solid foundation built on a sound understanding of the latest software programs, business practices and practical hands-on skills, you’ll leave MacEwan University prepared to step into administrative professional positions in any number of fields.

Every Office Assistant student completes a work experience placement before graduating. This helps you get your foot in the door and often leads right to full-time work.

funded program for newcomers launching winter 2024

MacEwan University is pleased to partner with the Government of Alberta to offer a fully funded program. The Foundational Pathway for Newcomers: English Language Training and Administrative Assistant Skill Development program is designed to support students to prepare for the Office Assistant program. This program will launch in Winter 2024.

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Our office assistant certificate program allows you to choose from three majors—administrative, medical and legal—and includes a four-week practicum.

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