Program Overview

The Medical Office – Medical Transcription program at MCC provides an education that is designed to prepare students for positions as an entry-level medical transcription trainee. Upon graduation, students should be capable to work within a variety of healthcare organizations and facilities within the industry.

Students will need to complete a total of 54 credits. The credits are divided into 13.5 general education, 18 major requirement, and 22.5 option requirement credits. The program may be completed in one year as a full time student.

General education courses should provide students a foundational education with a list of three subjects. Students will need to complete 4.5 communication, 4.5 quantitative/numeracy skills, and 4.5 other credits.

The major requirement courses will focus on topics relating to the medical field. Students will need to take four, 4.5 credit courses to fulfill the requirements. Some of the course are Medical Terminology, Introduction to Medical Law & Ethics, and Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology.

Finally, students will need to complete five, 4.5 credit courses to satisfy the option requirement credits. The five courses will emphasize subjects that pertain specifically to the field of medical transcription. Students may strengthen the skills and knowledge that is required to find future careers within healthcare facilities as a medical transcriptionist. Some of the courses offered are Medical Transcription I, Fundamentals of Pharmacology, and Medical Office Communications.

Similar Programs:

    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree:

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Metropolitan Community College Area is a two-year public school located in Omaha, Nebraska. MCC was created in 1974 to serve residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington counties in the state of Nebraska. MCC's mission is to provide quality learning experiences for a diverse community of lifelong learners in its four-county service area.

    MCC offers more than 100 one- and two-year career programs, as well as academic transfer programs. Online for-credit courses equal that of on-campus courses and retain similar academic standards.

    Affordability

    This program has not been ranked.

    Reviews

    Success! Thank you for submitting a review. You may not see your review immediately as it still subject to review.

    All Programs