Medical Terminology is an important component to almost every healthcare career, so the Education Fund offers THREE different options to help you improve your knowledge – and all of them are free! Pick the one that works best for you, your career goals & your schedule.


Need to pass a Medical Terminology test to apply for a new job? Or just want to improve your skills? A six-week online class in Medical Terminology is available to all Education Fund-eligible employees through the KP School of Allied Health Sciences. Expect about 4 hours of study time each week. Includes one year of access to the online study materials. Check back soon for the next application availability.


In Person or ONLINE* – Three-unit college classes in Medical Terminology are available through multiple community colleges in California and in the Northwest and Colorado. Offered twice a year in the fall and spring through the Education Fund STEP program. This semester-long class is a prerequisite for some healthcare training programs, and a good way to get started with going back to college. Tuition, books, fees, and career counseling support are included with the class.


Intro to Medical Terminology – Learn basic Medical Terminology over the course of three eight-hour days in an instructor-led class. Click here to see what classes are currently scheduled and apply online. If you don’t see an Intro to Medical Terminology class scheduled in your area, call 1-888-872-4606 and ask to talk to the Education Fund staff person for your facility. If there is sufficient interest in a class in your area, we will do our best to bring one to you!

* In order to participate in this class, you must have regular access to a computer with a good internet connection, and be able to access your email regularly.

Just want to study Medical Terminology on your own?

Check out these websites: Type in Medical Terminology to get a 9 page list of free review activities

Not sure if you’re ready to take an online class? Take this short quiz to see if online learning is right for you.

Tel: 888-872-4606