Online Medical Terminology Course

We offer a fully accredited, self-paced Online Medical Terminology course. This course combines an interactive study experience using the convenience of the Internet. We provide three convenient package options for purchasing the online medical terminology course.

You will learn medical terminology through a unique combination of anatomy and physiology, word building principles, and phonetic "sounds like" pronunciations. The course is perfect for non-medical professionals who want to learn medical terminology to pursue a field in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries.

Medical Terminology Course: $295

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If you would like to present the course to a college or university to earn college credit, you can get a detailed outline and course objectives by clicking here.

The Online Medical Terminology class modules include:

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • Human Body In Health and Disease
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic and Immune System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary System
  • Nervous System
  • Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears
  • Skin: The Integumentary System
  • Endocrine System
  • Reproductive System
  • Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology

Key Components

Course features include:

  • Interactive review exercises
  • Audio playback so students can hear the terms
  • Explanations of answers
  • Wide variety of games to enhance learning
  • Tests to demonstrate knowledge
  • Case studies
  • Glossary with audio pronunciations
  • Multimedia animations

Medical Terminology Course Objectives

At the conclusion of Medical Terminology for Health Professions participants will be able to:

  • Define the meaning of medical terminology word roots, suffixes, and prefixes
  • Recognize and understand basic medical terms
  • Identify and decipher medical abbreviations
  • Spell and pronounce basic medical terminology
  • Analyze unfamiliar terms using the knowledge of word roots, suffixes and prefixes gained in the course

Course Credit and Completion Time

Students have full access to Online Medical Terminology for one full year. This course is self-paced and completion time is dependent upon on many factors, including the student's prior knowledge, connection speed, reading comprehension, exercises and games completed. Students receive a certificate with CEUs when passing the course with an overall average of 70% or better on the chapter tests and completing a short course evaluation.

Upon successful completion of the Online Medical Terminology course students will receive a certificate of completion for 9.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Corexcel is authorized to award CEUs by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. Acceptance of CEUs is at the discretion of the institution. To determine if your school will convert CEUs to college credit, submit the course objectives and accreditation information for approval before enrolling.

For students requiring college credit, Corexcel's online course, Medical Terminology for Health Professions, is approved for 3 college credits through ITCAP and its educational partner Pima Community College (PCC). PCC is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. To insure that the college credits will transfer to your institution, submit the course objectives and accreditation information to your institution for approval prior to enrolling. The fee for college credit is $504. To enroll in this course for college credit, call Corexcel at 1-888-658-6641.


Medical Terminology Class Registration Options

We offer three registration options for our online medical terminology course. Textbooks are not required for the course but are useful for students who want to study offline. We also list books separately below so you can purchase them at a later time if you change your mind.

If you would like to pay by check or money order, please email us through our contact form with your purchase option and shipping address. We will calculate your shipping cost and email an order form to you with the total price to mail in with your payment.

Once you purchase a course option you will receive an e-mail receipt and a separate e-mail with your log-in information. Log-in e-mails are generated during normal business hours 9:00 am to 5:30 pm EST Monday through Friday. * Additional shipping charges apply for purchase options that include books. Charges are calculated after adding this item to the shopping cart. - Refund Policy

Online Medical Terminology Registration Option 1

Medical Terminology Online Course (without books)

Option 1 includes:

  • 1-Year Access to the Online Medical Terminology Course
  • CEU Certificate Upon Course Completion

Online Medical Terminology Registration Option 2

The Medical Terminology Online Course with Textbook is your best value

Medical Terminology Online Course & Textbook

Online Medical Terminology Course with Textbook

Option 2 includes:

  • 1-Year Access to the Online Medical Terminology Course
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions Textbook
    (includes CD-ROM with practice software)
  • CEU Certificate Upon Course Completion

Online Medical Terminology Registration Option 3

Medical Terminology Online Course, Textbook & Dictionary

Online Medical Terminology Course with Textbook & Dictionary

Option 3 includes:

  • 1-Year Access to the Online Medical Terminology Course
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions Textbook
    (includes CD-ROM with practice software)
  • Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition
  • CEU Certificate Upon Course Completion
Medical Terminology Course Books for Purchase Separately

Medical Terminology Textbook

  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 7th edition


Mosby's Medical Dictionary

  • Comprehensive definitions & vivid, full-color illustrations, 9th Edition