Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street, Omaha, NE 68111-1610

Program Details

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.

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

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