Certificate of Completion in Medical Transcription
The Medical Transcription Certificate will qualify students to work as a medical transcriptionist.
Prerequisites for the certificate program include a minimum typing speed of 40 wpm and a minimum 12th grade reading level as determined by Lee College placement testing. The certificate can be completed in one year by attending full-time.
The Lee College certificate program provides approved curriculum in medical terminology, medical sciences, composition and computer skills. A transcription practicum provides for a capstone experience. A voluntary certification examination is administered by the American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT).
Job opportunities are available in hospitals, clinics, physicians? offices, and a variety of healthcare facilities, transcription services, as well as self-employment.
|Subj.||Cat. #||Title||Credit Hours|
|BIOL||2404||The Human Body||4|
|ITSC||1309||Integrated Software Applications I||3|
|MRMT||1307||Medical Transcription I||3|
|ENGL||1301||English Composition I||3|
|MRMT||2433||Medical Transcription II||4|
|●||MRMT||1167||Practicum (or Field Experience) – Medical Transcript./ Transcpnist||1|
|HITT||1353||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information||3|
|POFT||2312||Business Correspond. & Communic.||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate||36|