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Earn your Medical Terminology Certificate Online

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 faster than average through 2026.¹ 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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Get the skills you need to help you define the body structure and its systems, explain the importance of medical terminology in healthcare professions, and more.
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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.
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With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Online Medical Terminology Certificate training online today.
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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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 here.