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Medical Terminology  

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New for Summer 2019 - 1 transcriptable credit available!

Vocabulary and terms used in the allied health and paramedical fields are complex and evolving. Take advantage of this accelerated, online offering to master them, with the support of faculty from Pacific Lutheran University's Kinesiology program.

Course Details

  • Cost
    • Standard tuition: $175
    • PLU students: $140

  • Self-paced: 15 online contact hours (completed within 5 weeks)

  • 1.5 CEU or 1 credit (KINS 800)
    • KINS 800 appears on a PLU transcript as an "undergraduate-level continuing education class". This is not applicable to a degree program at PLU but may be accepted by other institutions for elective credit or to satisfy admissions requirements for graduate, nursing, or other professional programs. Please check with your program for transferability before registering.

Who Should Enroll

This is an ideal course for students in pre-physical therapy or nursing, as well as current professionals in allied health & paramedical disciplines like nursing assistants/aides, medical technologists, medical assistants, physician’s assistants, and more.

Eligibility Requirements


Registration Notes

PLU students alumni can receive a discount on these courses. Please contact Continuing Education at or 253-535-7722 for discount codes before registering.

Refund Policies

This course operates by the General CE Refund Policies.


For more information, click the "Request Information" button above.


Medical Terminology for Allied Health Professionals $175.00
Registration Dates:  3/1/2020 - 5/31/2020
Completion Deadline: 5 weeks after starting

Contact Hours: 15
CEUs: 1.5  or   Undergraduate-level credit: 1.00

Location: fully online
This is a self-paced course, which must be completed within 5 weeks of your start/access date. Course and log-in information will be provided to participants via email approximately 1-2 business days after registration.


Contact Information
Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education

Phone: 253-535-7722

Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447