If you’re interested in the healthcare field, improve your medical terminology with Penn Foster Career School’s Online Medical Terminology Certificate Program. Understanding medical terminology is an important part of working in the healthcare field. Our online Medical Terminology Certificate can help you prepare for a career you’ll enjoy, at your own pace.
Why Learn Medical Terminology?
With a rapidly aging population there’s an increased demand for healthcare services. The job growth for the medical field is projected to grow much faster than average through 2028.¹ If you're already in the medical field this online certificate can help you enhance your professional skills and better understand medical terminology in your current job. Individuals with medical terminology training should be able to analyze and interpret medical reports related to specific body systems.
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Medical Terminology Certificate Course Details
In our Medical Terminology online course, you’ll learn to identify medical terms and words by their component parts; define the body structure and its systems, cavities, planes, and positions, explain the importance of medical terminology in healthcare professions, and more.
The advantages of studying and completing my program online through Penn Foster included being able to be at home for my family and to take care of the needs while also advancing my education it also allowed me to be able to afford an affordable and quality education and also be able to maintain employment.
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Related Program From Our Partner School, Ashworth College
Take your current career to the next level or develop new skills with the freedom of self-paced courses offered through our partner school, Ashworth College.
Boost your resume or prepare to take the next steps in your healthcare career with our partner school, Ashworth College’s, program. You’ll learn approved practices for decontamination and sterilization of medical supplies and equipment that play a vital role in a medical setting. Once you graduate, you can prepare to sit for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification Exam, the cost of which is included in your Ashworth tuition.
Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.
The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.
¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet (visited June 15, 2020). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.