UMass Chan MIT Fundamentals Program


September 11, 2024 – December 18, 2024 / Monday and Thursday from 6:00pm – 9:00pm 

This 60-hour comprehensive program covers:

  • Interpreting Skills                                                             
  • Code of Ethics
  • Triadic Communication Skills
  • Standards of Practice
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology and
  • Medical Terminology in English and Target Language

Deadline to Register: August 16, 2024  

Once the candidate is successfully registered, they will pick a date for the written assessment exam. A written assessment exam needs to be taken and passed before being invited for the Oral Exam. There are 2 dates below. Candidates need to pick one day ONLY.  

  • Monday, August 19, 2024 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm (written option 1)
  • Wednesday, August 21, 2023 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm (written option 2)

Written exam results will be processed and notified by Monday, August 26, 2024 and candidates who passed will be invited to the Oral Exam.

Wednesday, August 28, 2024 / 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
(Individual slots of 20 minutes each, scheduled by staff)  
Oral exam results will be processed and notified by Wednesday, September 4, 2024.

If the candidate passes both written and oral exam, they will be invited to enroll in the course. Candidates MUST make the full payment or the minimum required payment no later than September 9, 2024, to reserve a spot in the class. Installment plans are available. All necessary paperwork, including the participation agreement, must be completed by this date.

After enrollment and payment is completed, candidates will be provided with digital materials and will be onboarded in our Learning Management System CANVAS.

This program will be online sessions. Candidates will be required to have a computer with sound, a microphone and a webcam.


There is a non-refundable assessment fee of $50.00. 

$900.00 for applicants who do not work in health care facilities affiliated with MassHealth


$400.00 for employees of health care facilities affiliated with MassHealth

Once enrolled course fees are nonrefundable.

Employees of health care facilities that offer services to MassHealth members will receive a discount of $500.00. This funding is available after all other resources from employer for education and training are exhausted. A letter verifying employment is required.

View the class schedule.

For additional information please contact Lisa Morris at or 508-856-3572 OR Bindiya Jha at