Healthcare Documentation Specialist Certificate
Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

The online Healthcare Documentation Specialist Certificate program emphasizes extensive medical terminology and highly developed skills in medical transcription as students learn to accurately record examinations, operations, procedures, and tests in patients’ medical reports.  Coursework may include medical terminology, healthcare office fundamentals and documentation, human diseases, computerized health information, pharmacology, customer relations management, and employment strategies.  Graduates are trained to be medical transcriptionists and medical scribes.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to type at a minimum of 45 net words per minute

School Accreditation Statement

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