Medical Terminology Extension Certificate    NEW!

Current Medical Terminology Certificate of Completion Students:
Effective Fall 2014, the Medical Terminology Certificate of Completion program has been suspended and we are launching the new Medical Terminology Extension Certificate.

Current certificate of completion students will have the opportunity to complete Course 2: Medical Terms & Body Systems and Course 3: Advanced Medical Terminology for the Certificate of Completion from July 2014 to December 2014. After December 2014, the certificate of completion courses will no longer be available.

If you wish to complete your certificate of completion in Medical Terminology, please register for either the summer or fall dates for course 2 and 3 below. These courses will not be scheduled again after December 31, 2014.

Medical Terminology and Body Systems
Medical terms, diseases, tests, treatments and procedures specific to individual body systems are introduced.
Prerequisite: Understanding Medical Terminology

Subject Code: XMED 1000225 hours. Fee: $399 
CRN 91208OnlineSept. 8-Oct. 5

Advanced Medical Terminology
Focus on spelling and pronunciation of medical words and the use of abbreviations, symbols, pharmacological and medical terms.
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and Body Systems

Subject Code: XMED 1000316 hours. Fee: $299 
CRN 91209OnlineOct. 20-Nov.16

Medical Terminology Extension Certificate   NEW!

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Medical Terminology is a specialized language specific to the health care field. Take these courses to build a foundation of knowledge through examining topics such as word origins, abbreviations, body systems and disease.

Target Audience

  • Those preparing for a career in the health care field
  • Individuals considering applying to a medical field of study
  • Anyone who would like to enter the medical office, transcription or administration fields

Career Possibilities

  • Medical office assistant
  • Clinical office assistant
  • Transcription assistant
  • Assistant medical records officer

Earning Your Extension Certificate
Complete the 3 required courses (65 hours). All courses offered online.

Program Completion
May be completed within 1 semester but must be completed within 3 years.

Program Requirements

  • Check the technical requirements for using the Blackboard online learning platform prior to registering for any of the courses.
  • Please log in to your Blackboard course on the official course start date and refer to your Course Outline for assignment due dates.
  • The listed course hours indicate the estimated time for students to review the online learning units. Your actual time spent completing assignments may vary.

Required Courses 

All courses in this program are offered every semester.

Medical Terminology I
Investigate the origins and rationale for anatomical terms in this entry-level course. Explore he basic components and meaning of medical terms.

Subject code: XMED 1000420 Hours. Fee: $325 
CRN 91008OnlineSept. 8-Oct. 3
CRN 91009OnlineOct. 20-Nov. 14

Medical Terminology II
Build on the knowledge gained in Medical Terminology I. Explore the terminology related to basic anatomy, body structures and tissues, and major systems and functions within the body.
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology I

Subject code: XMED 1000520 Hours. Fee: $325 
CRN 91010OnlineOct. 20-Nov. 14
CRN 91011OnlineNov. 24-Dec. 19

Medical Terminology III
Continue to build on the knowledge of medical terms in Medical Terminology I and II. Focus on complex medical terms, common diseases, symptoms and treatments.
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology I; Medical Terminology II

Subject code: XMED 1000625 Hours. Fee: $399 
CRN 91012OnlineNov. 24-Dec. 19

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