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

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must submit either ACT, SAT, Compass, Asset, Accuplacer or an approved placement score.