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This program does not require approval by Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.
This program is for students who plan to be or is currently in the health field and want to improve their English communication skills within this industry. Students have the option to take one, two, or all of the courses in this program. Each course focuses on a specific area of the health industry; Body and Movement, Common Symptoms and Sicknesses, and Pharmaceuticals and Treatment. These courses have been designed to facilitate for better communication and understanding with patients and others in the health and medical field.

What will you learn from Medical English Program?


Course 1
“Patient Interactions” will focus on various, yet common, scenarios one may encounter in the health and medical field. Taking the role of a nurse, doctor, 9-1-1 dispatcher, and many others, students will be well-equipped to communicate effectively with any type of patient they may encounter while practicing in the industry.

Course 2
“Common Illnesses & Symptoms” will help students familiarize themselves with various English words and phrases used to describe common illnesses or symptoms. Extending from a common cold to gastrointestinal and respiratory problems, this course will adeptly prepare students with everyday medical terminology.

Course 3
"Essential Medical Vocabulary” will introduce students to essential vocabulary for body parts, medical equipment & apparatuses, hospital wards, and key medical phrases. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recognize many of the relevant terminologies used in the medical field.

HOW to Process The Medical English Program


The course is broken into four modules with each module having two lessons.
Each module has a quiz after each module, a cumulative midterm, and a final test.
The final test cumulative from module three and four. All three courses has different level and subject.
If you are not familiar with medical terms or if you are a beginner you may want to start from course 1.
Upon successful completion, students will receive a course certificate and a transcript


1. This program involves 3 courses – each subject specific and the duration to complete each course is 4 weeks from start date.

  • Course 1 Patient Interactions
  • Course 2 Common Illnesses & Symptoms
  • Course 3 Essential Medical Vocabulary

2. Each course has a module quiz, midterm, and final test.

3. Successful completion of each course (a minimum overall mark of 70%)will be granted a certificate.

Why Study Medical English Online With Glenn College?

You will acquire the skills and abilities needed to correctly and effectively use Medical English
You will feel confident in your ability to use Medical English in a working English environment
You will have the convenience of taking lessons and completing assignments at your own pleasure
You will receive prompt feedback on your progress and certification upon successful completion of the course.
* we are accepting resgistration soon


Proof of English proficiency through one of the following :

  • - BC English 12 with a minimum C+ grade
  • - IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL band 46 - 59 or TOEC band 605 - 780
  • - Glenn College/ Global College English Proficiency Test with an 70% minimum.

Grading Policy


Students must complete the course with a minimum overall mark of 80% to have successfully completed the program and be granted a certificate by Glenn College.

4 Module Quizzes
Final Test
Final Assignment
* Glenn College will be responsible for the marking of and providing of test results.
Upon successful completion, students will a receive Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and a course certificate.
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