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Online Medical Transcription Certificate Program

Medical Transcriptionist School
Medical Transcriptionist School

U.S. Career Institute’s Online Medical Transcription Certificate Program offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on Your phone.

Our Online Medical Transcription Certificate Program prepares you for the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) Certification Exam administrated by Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reports that there are nearly one billion doctor visits in the U.S. every year. For each visit, the doctor’s notes must be transcribed into professionally formatted medical reports, making medical transcription an in-demand career! Getting your medical transcriptionist & editing certificate online can lead to a great work-at-home career, so get started today and enroll now!

  • Your RHDS exam fees are included in your tuition- up to a $180 value†.
  • Medical Transcription professional salary – up to $34,730 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • Classes are self-paced, making them flexible and giving you the option to complete the program when it works best for you and your schedule!
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$79 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI Proven Reputation Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

Medical Transcription Training that fits your life

What You'll Learn During Your Online Training

U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Transcription & Editing course will teach you everything you need to know to start a new career as a Medical Transcriptionist. Graduates of the Medical Transcription program will be trained extensively from actual doctors’ dictation and will have solid transcription skills to qualify for entry-level medical transcription positions.

Our online program covers many topics including:

  • Human anatomy and physiology, so you can master how the human body works
  • Medical terminology and pronunciation so you'll know how to speak the language of health care
  • How medical transcription impacts health care
  • How transcriptionists use speech-recognition technology , medical editing and the Internet to boost their productivity and earnings
  • How medical records are being transitioned to electronic, computer-based systems

For the full course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page.Medical Transcription Outline

Laura Stanley Instructor

Medical Transcription Program Instructor/Course Expert

Laura Stanley, RHIT

At U.S. Career Institute, our dedicated team of course experts, instructors and instructor assistants are committed to developing and delivering high-quality curriculum. Our qualified Medical Transcription Program instructor Laura Stanley holds certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). She is an active American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) member. Laura completed ICD9/ICD10 medical coding training aligning with the education requirements of the AHIMA. Previously, she attended Paris Junior College and Sulphur Springs High School of Texas. Her professional experience comprises 25 years in medical transcription, including onsite and remote work. Laura is currently a remote quality documentation specialist at Nuance Communication.

Career Outlook And Certification



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U.S. Career Institute’s online Medical Transcription training is designed to prepare graduates for the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) certification exam administered by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Medical Transcription Outcomes

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If you are thinking of taking the leap, just do it. Classes are easy to navigate and written in a way that is easy to understand. The payment plan makes taking the leap to change careers a no-brainer.


Online Medical Transcription Tuition and Financing

Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Medical Transcription training is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Program FAQ’s

Q. How can I become a Medical Transcriptionist?
A.Typically a High School diploma or equivalent is required. Formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful when seeking employment.
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Q. What does a Medical Transcriptionist do?
A. Medical Transcriptionists listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports. They also may review and edit medical documents created by speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients’ medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.
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Q. Can I work from home?
A. As a Medical Transcriptionist and editor, you may work for doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, or even yourself. Once you graduate, our graduate support representatives can give you some tips and tricks to use during your job search to help you find the best fit for you.
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Q. Will I be certified after taking the program and do I need to become certified?
A. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. Medical Transcriptionists do not typically need to sit for an additional certification exam. Employers in this field do not typically require certification, and you can start applying for Medical Transcription positions directly after completing the U.S. Career Institute program.
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Q. What is the salary of a Medical Transcriptionist?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Medical Transcriptionist earn up to $34,730.*
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Q. How much does the Medical Transcriptionist program cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1,239 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is U.S. Career Institute Accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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People Also Ask

How long does Online Medical Transcription school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Medical Transcription program, you choose how much you study each week. With our program you can do it in as little as 6 months, on average, our online program can be completed in 9 months.

Is this the best Online Medical Transcription school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Medical Transcription school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Leadership Team

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcriptionists, on the internet at Medical Transcriptionists, (visited September 26, 2023). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by AHDI, has successfully completed the program and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $180 towards the cost of the RHDS exam.