Medical Terminology

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Medical Terminology Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging medical career.

Ready to Help Others

The Frontier High School Medical Terminology Pathway was established to help students get a better understand the medical field. This course explores the root words, suffixes, and prefixes of the vocabulary used in medical offices, hospitals, laboratories, and other clinical settings. Students review the nervous, skeletal, cardiovascular, muscle, and other major systems of the human body, and they discuss terms related to physiology, anatomy, and pathological conditions. Students learn to spell, define, and pronounce common medical terms. This integrated, immersive, multi-year sequence of career guidance, coursework, and work-based learning gives students knowledge and experience for a competitive advantage in their career.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new medical career. Classes include:

  • ROP Medical Terminology
  • CEC Capstone

Get Real
Exposure

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the medical field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Site Visits
  • Guest Speakers

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your future in the medical field with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight to get a head start in your career. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Medical Technologists
  • Paramedics

Industry Average: $32,000 - $50,000+/Year Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Start Helping?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Julie Cunningham
(805) 389-6450
Julie.Cunningham@oxnardunion.org

The Beginning of a Medical Career

The terminology used in the medical field sometimes feels like it could be a foreign language! But if you have ever considered that a medical career might be in your future, this pathway is a great start to understanding the language of medicine. Learn how to effectively communicate medical terminology to doctors and patients alike, while gaining a broad understanding of human anatomy and biological systems. The Medical Terminology Pathway will provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to start your medical career.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.