Medical Transcriptionist

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C0522

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

The Medical Transcriptionist program will provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge required for a career in Medical Transcription. Graduates of this program will be able to produce accurate written documentation of client data dictated by a physician or other healthcare practitioner.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares you for exciting work as a member of a healthcare team. Graduates may work in physician’s offices, dental offices, hospitals, long-term-care facilities, retirement homes, chiropractor’s offices and complementary health care offices. The newest workplace for the Medical Transcriptionist has become his or her own home office. The convenience and flexibility of working from home makes this career even more exciting and appealing to graduates. Possible career paths include:

  • Transcription services for physicians
  • Transcription services for medical specialists
  • Transcription services for chiropractors and complementary health providers
  • Transcription services for dentists
  • Medical office assistant in a physician’s office, hospital, long-term-care facility, or retirement home
  • Medical office assistant in a chiropractic or wellness clinic
  • Dental office receptionist

Program Benefits

The up-to-date curriculum includes training in rapidly changing technological skills such as software applications, and presentation skills. This program also provides you with ample opportunity to learn the language of medicine and apply it to medical transcription. Graduates of this program will be able to produce accurate written documentation of client data dictated by a physician or other healthcare practitioner. This program can greatly benefit entrepreneurial graduates by allowing them to work at home and start their own home-based business.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2017 Spring 2017 Fall

Required Courses:

KEYB1203 Medical Keyboarding on Computers On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1401 Transcription Styles and Practices On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1402 Medical Transcription Fundamentals On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1404 Beginning Medical Transcription On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1408 Advanced Medical Transcription On-line Yes TBA
KEYB1100 Computer Keyboarding Skills I (formerly Keyboarding for Computers) On-line Yes TBA
COMP1421 Word - Level I On-line No TBA
COMP1501 Word - Level II On-line No TBA
ADMN1002 Medical Office Procedures On-line Yes TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Spring Course Availibility for 2017 Fall
ADMN1152 Medical Office Terminology In Class No TBA
ADMN1154 Medical Office Terminology On-line Yes TBA

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Spring Course Availibility for 2017 Fall
ADMN1400 Medical OHIP Billing On-line Yes TBA
DENT1546 Dental Terminology On-line Yes TBA

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.