Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course is self-paced, so you can decide how long it will take. Some complete it in 3 days, and others can take 3 months. Many factors are involved in determining the amount of time – internet speed, prior knowledge of the medical language, digital skills, etc.

Do I receive college credit for this course?

Medical Terminology Academy does not offer college credit; however, many colleges offer the option of credit by evaluation for this course. 

How do I take the quizzes?

You access the quizzes from your course site. You may take each quiz as often as you want. Your highest score will be recorded. Taking the quiz is optional. However, if you wish to receive a certificate, you must receive an average of 80% or more score on all lesson quizzes.

Will taking this course prepare me to take other medical or health-related courses?

When entering a new field of study, knowing its language is beneficial. The basic medical language you acquire by completing this course will prepare you for accelerated learning in whatever medical or healthcare field of study you are embarking on.

Also, medical terminology is often a prerequisite for other healthcare courses, such as anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical ethics. This course may fill this requirement.