MED-C202: Medical Terminology

Duration: 4 Weeks
Credits: 2 Credits (84 Clock Hours)



This course is designed to introduce and familiarize the student with the medical terminology used to describe the structure and functions of the human body. This knowledge provides a foundation for further study in the clinical aspects of the Medical Office Assistant profession. Topics include medical words and phrases and medical abbreviations related to the systems of the human body and disease processes.

Upon completion of this course, the Professional Medical Office Assistant student will be able to correctly spell, define, pronounce, define and relate the chapter materials to their job duties within the Medical Office profession.

Skill Level: Basic Core Competency.
Prerequisites: None.

Course Syllabus (click to view)


Earn Your Certificate Online

Upon completion of this individual course, students will be awarded a certificate from the The Washington Online Learning Institute.

Certification from the accredited Washington Online Learning Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence.

This certificate is valid in all 50 States.


Course Format: Instructor Led Online Course

Students are required to complete weekly reading assignments both from the textbook and other supplemental materials. Students must also participate in discussions with the course instructor and fellow students. Discussion forums are provided in the WOLI online classroom.

Online tests are conducted at the end of each course.

Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings. Log in at your convenience to attend school.


Fully Accredited Online School

WOLI is fully accredited by the Middle States Association (MSA) Commission on Secondary Schools, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in the United States.