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Degrees Offered

Required courses and specifics about degrees offered in this program


This program is available:
  • online
  • on-campus at NTC

Susan Sutton
(218) 333-6626

Medical Transcription

Gainful Employment Information

A medical transcriptionist is a medical language specialist who prepares a variety of medical reports and documents for patients' medical records. As a medical transcriptionist, we’ll help you develop in-depth knowledge of the medical field and its associated terminology so you can excel in your career. You’ll also increase your computer and written communication skills. Graduates of this program may be eligible to take the national exam for certified medical transcriptionists.

Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics including:

  • Medical terminology
  • Medical transcription
  • Intro to anatomy and physiology
  • Business communication

You may also want to consider our Healthcare Administrative Specialist AAS degree to advance your medical career. Graduates who complete our AAS program have an in-depth understanding of all aspects of a medical office and are qualified candidates for office manager positions.


With your medical transcription certificate, you will be prepared to perform medical transcription duties in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities and dental offices.

See specific information about Medical Transcription Careers.

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