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Online Medical Transcription Training

Medical Transcriptionist School
Medical Transcriptionist School

The USCI online Medical Transcriptionist School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on your phone.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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. These reports are crucial in connecting doctors and hospitals with insurance companies. In order to keep the system working smoothly, medical transcriptionists & editors transcribe reports and review them for accuracy. With nearly one billion doctor visits each year, you can see why medical transcription is an in-demand career. And why getting your medical transcriptionist & editing certificate online and some hands-on experience can lead to a great work-at-home career!

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

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Medical Transcription Training that fits your life

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

Medical Transcription Outline

What You'll Learn During Your Online Medical Transcription 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. Topics covered include:

  • 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

Medical Transcription Career Outlook And Certification - Sign Up for a Course That Fits Your Life



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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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Online Medical Transcription Tuition and Financing

Medical Transcription 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.

Online Medical Transcription School FAQ’s

Q. How can I become a Medical Transcriptionist?
A. Becoming a medical transcriptionist typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful when seeking employment in this field, courses typically cover topics like medical terminology, HIPAA Guidelines, medical record formatting, and practice transcribing doctors’ dictation and editing reports.
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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 much does online Medical Transcription & Editing school cost?
While our Online Medical Transcription school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

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. If you want to learn to become a Medical Transcriptionist, you can do it in as little as 6 months. On average, our online Medical Transcription school program is 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.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Medical Transcription school near me?
Our online Medical Transcription school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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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.