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Online Medical Terminology course

Enroll in our online Medical Terminology course and arm yourself with real-world knowledge useful in many popular healthcare settings, from medical practices to hospitals and clinics. This course makes sure you're in-the-know from anatomy and diseases to the treatments that keep our bodies well.

Build the foundation for a lasting healthcare career via online lessons that let you study anywhere, anytime and flexible payment options that let you learn without loans. Boost your opportunities in healthcare at your own pace and in as few as three months.

Online Medical Terminology Class Curriculum

Learn the basic medical terminology, from body parts and systems to commonly used abbreviations, that can be essential to a career in healthcare or furthering your education in the industry. Your medical terminology course online covers:

  • Medical Terminology Part 1
  • Medical Terminology Part 2

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What you get

  • Textbook: Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals (9th ed.)
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

Whatever your role—or goals—in the medical field, you will benefit from understanding medical terminology. In fact, there's a great demand for people with this kind of knowledge. For example, while most secretarial jobs are waning, the U.S. Department of Labor expects 316,000 new medical secretary jobs to be created by 2032.



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Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Yes. Earning your Medical Terminology certificate online assures you have real-world knowledge that's useful in many popular healthcare fields. Medical practices, hospitals, and clinics will appreciate people who are self-motivated to take an online medical terminology class.

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

Many of our students have been out of school for a while, yet find it easy to study and graduate. Our online Medical Terminology class gives you everything you need to make the subject clear and applicable in the real world.

Related programs

This course is a great start. The medical field has many exciting opportunities for skilled professionals. To expand your skills, you may want to take advantage of our other professional training courses.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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