Credit by Exam for HIM*101: Medical Terminology


How to sign up

This exam costs a total of $15.

1. Download the HIM*Medical Terminology Credit by Examination Application here or on the right hand column of this page.

2. Go to the Business Office (N216) and pay the college fee for the exam ($15). 

Make sure you save your receipt and have the proof of payment stamped on your application. You will bring this to your exam.

3. Register online for a test date.

4. Show up for the examination at the scheduled time.

5. Your results will be sent to the Registrar (either pass or fail).

Scope of the Exam

This exam reflects the full range of material covered in the HIM*101 Medical Terminology course.

Reference Material

The book used in this course is on reserve in the library. It can’t be checked out. The title of the book is: Medical Language, Third Edition.  The author is Susan M. Turley.

Format of the Exam

All portions of the exam consist of multiple choice, true/false and fill-in questions. The exam is timed and has a maximum of 3 hours.

Credit Information

Three credits for HIM*101 are awarded for successful completion of the exam. However, these credits are designated as Transfer credits on the transcript, and thus are not accepted by most other colleges and universities upon transfer.

Repeat Policy

The credit-by-exam may be taken only once and no re-testing is available.

Register Online for Your Test Session!

We only accept online reservations for the Credit by Exam.  Please read the instructions to the left to ensure all payment and signatures have been acquired before you attend your session.

Click here to register online!


Credit by Exam Application

Click here for the Credit by Exam HIM*101 Medical Terminology Application.

Please note that your approval signature must be obtained prior to attending your test session.