Workforce & Skills - Medical Terminology


Medical Terminology is a recommended Practical Nursing prerequisite.

Medical terminology is the basis of everything medical you will do in the future.  This training covers the knowledge and necessary vocabulary required for successful entry into healthcare professions.   You will learn the basic elements of medical terminology – prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes with their definitions – and how they are used in terminology for the body structure, tissues, and systems.

Schedule:  Tue & Thurs (primarily) - 6:00pm to 9:00pm


Information Detail
Time Commitment Part Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 72
Class Type Night
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $275.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $87.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Medical Terminology72Certificate

To apply, select Apply Now (shown above), Login or Create Account, Choose “04” Application and Complete. 

Application Program of Study = “Murfreesboro – Supplemental – Evening”

Application Concentration = “Medical Terminology - Evening”

NOTE:  Medical Terminology cannot be taken the same trimester as Anatomy & Physiology due to scheduling conflicts.


Medical Terminology is a Workforce & Skills certificate course.

Workforce & Skills courses are not eligible for federal/state financial aid.

Campus Locations

Murfreesboro Campus (Main)
1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129


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