Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Transcription
Southern Arkansas University Tech

Program Details

Southern Arkansas University Tech offers the online Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Transcription. There is a growing demand for medical transcriptionists in the present job market. Medical transcriptionists listen to dictated recordings made by physicians and other healthcare professionals and transcribe them into medical reports, correspondence, and other administrative material. Medical transcriptionists return transcribed documents to the physicians or other healthcare professionals who dictated them for review and signature or correction. These documents eventually become part of patients' permanent files. 

The following courses make up the program:

  • Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Transcription I
  • Medical Transcription II
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Pharmacology

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, or SAT test scores
  • Official college transcript(s), if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

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

Geographic Restrictions

Southern Arkansas University Tech is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.