Dual-Credit Medical Terminology

Designed for: students in Grades 11

Delivery: Online or Blended

Length: 4 months

Intake: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 and Summer 2024

Overview

This self-directed introductory course enables the learner to use and understand the medical terminology common to most allied health personnel. By learning prefixes, suffixes, and word roots, the learner will be able to build, use, and spell medical words that relate to body systems and body organization. Common abbreviations and symbols are also included.

Is this the right fit for me?

This program is the right fit for students in Grade 11 or 12 who:

  • are interested in pursuing further post-secondary education or a career in health care
  • enjoy working in a collaborative group environment
  • are comfortable independently completing online coursework.

Pathways to post-secondary

This course is featured in the following SAIT programs:

Download MEDT-211 course pathways

Admission requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 or 12 in the same academic year as they begin MEDT-211.

In order to be successful in this SAIT program, students are recommended to be on track to successfully pass the following courses or equivalents with an overall average of at least 60%:

  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Biology 20 or 30 and
  • Chemistry 20

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines. 

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How to apply

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Courses

Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits High School Credits
MEDT-211 Medical Terminology 1.5 3.0

Contact us

SAIT Youth Programs
403.284.8906 youth.programs@sait.ca