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Medical Transcriptionist Certificate

Upon completion of the program, the graduate can:

  • Demonstrate keyboarding speed and accuracy with a minimum rate of 60 nwpm.
  • Identify root word, suffixes, and prefixes for medical terms.
  • Demonstrate spelling mastery of terms relating to the skin and following systems: skeletal, muscular, blood and lymph nodes, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive urinary, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, eyes, ears, and pharmacological.
  • Demonstrate competency of transcription equipment operation.

Credit Hours: 24


Required Courses

OST 108 Editing Skills for Office Professionals OR 3
ENG 101 Writing I (3)
OST 110 Document Formatting and Word Processing 3
OST 210 Advanced Word Processing Applications 3
MIT 103 Medical Office Terminology OR 3
CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek & Latin OR (3)
AHS 115 Medical Terminology (3)
MIT 106 Medical Transcription 3
MIT 206 Medical Transcription 3
MIT 217 Medical Office Procedures 3
  Course Approved by Program Coordinator 3
  Total Credit Hours 24


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