Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education
Dual Credit - Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology (MEDT211) is a self-directed introductory course that 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.
course outline for more details and the
SAIT Dual Credit Handbook for information about being a SAIT Dual Credit student.
- Get a jump start on your post-secondary education while still in high school
- Build confidence through developing learning strategies and skills that support your learning transitions
- Learn about on-going opportunities and experience post-secondary learning
- Taught by experienced instructors who are connected to industry and support students in making meaningful connections to career pathways
- Earn high school credits and post-secondary credits
5 Credits, 30 level CTS
1.5 post-secondary credits
Open to all CBE high school students who:
- are in grades 11 or 12 during the program
- have a strong interest to explore a pathway in health sciences
- are excited about taking a post-secondary course through an online format
- pre-requisite/Co-requisite requirements:
English Language Arts 10-1 or English Language Arts 10-2 (minimum 60%)
Students must be registered as a full-time student taking at least one core academic course at their CBE home high school each semester.
- Confirm with your Student Service Advisor that your schedule allows for this program.
- Students must submit a personal learning schedule.
Program Delivery and Location
- This course is delivered Virtually, fully online and the learning is asynchronous:
- Students learn on their own schedule, accessing the lectures and reading materials independently, however
- Students must meet all course assignment, quiz and test deadlines
- Semester 2 | February to May 2024
How to Apply
- Read through the course(s) you are interested in applying for
- Review program choice with School Off-Campus Coordinator/Guidance Counsellor for program readiness and timetabling
- You are highly encouraged to attend the Information Sessions either before or after you apply for the program(s) to ensure the program is a good fit for you
- Download and fill in the Dual Credit Application Form Package.
- Refer to the application checklist and ensure all items are complete
- Book an appointment with your Off-campus coordinator and/or guidance counselor to complete your application with signatures from all parties
- The school will submit the application to Unique Pathways on your behalf
All applications must be received on or before
Monday, November 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM. An application does not guarantee a seat in the program
Applications are now closed.
Unique Pathways invites students and guardians to save the date for an Information Sessions regarding details of your program(s) of interest. Follow the link to find out meeting dates, times and a link to the online Information Session.