Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists transcribe medical dictation and edit transcription created by voice-recognition software. They may work in hospitals, physicians’ and transcription service offices, clinics and laboratories. They also may telecommute from a home-based office.


Occupational Requirements


Information Unique to the Training

This online training is offered in partnership with Career Step.

Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
  • Core Courses
    XXZ-210 Medical Transcription Editor

Approximate Number of Hours

640 hours


Approximate Training Cost

$2,495 (includes companion texts and materials)

Licensure/Certification Earned



Related Continuing Education Courses:



Estimated Hourly Wage**

$16 - $18/hr.


*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.
**Wages are estimates only and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also provides more occupational information.

For information about advancing your career as a Medical Transcriptionist with a Letter of Recognition call the Admissions office at 410-386-8430.

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