Top Schools for Medical Transcription

Read about programs in medical transcription, which teach students how to transcribe the recordings made by physicians and other healthcare professionals. Find information about degree options at three top community colleges, as well as a list of other schools that provide training for medical transcriptionists.

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Students who are interested in becoming professional medical transcriptionists can find training at well-ranked 2-year schools such as Saint Paul College, Mayland Community College and Alexandria Technical College. Successful completion of a program can lead to an associate degree, certificate or a diploma, as well as the ability to create medical reports, correspondence and administrative documents.

Top U.S. Schools with Medical Transcription Programs

1. Saint Paul College in MN

Saint Paul College ranked first among community colleges in the nation in 2010, according to Washington Monthly. The college offers a number of degrees in medical office work, including a Medical Office Professional Program that leads to an Associate in Applied Science. Students can also pursue certificate programs in medical coding or medical records clerking. Certificate programs for medical transcriptionists and medical receptionists are also available.

2. Mayland Community College in Spruce Pine, NC

In 2010, Mayland placed fourth on Washington Monthly's list of best community colleges in the country. The college offers both an associate degree and a diploma in medical assisting. Once enrolled, students learn how to perform administrative work for hospitals. In particular, they find out how to produce medical transcriptions, schedule appointments and assist with medical treatments for patients.

3. Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN

Alexandria Technical College ranked eighth on Washington Monthly's community college survey for 2010. The college offers a medical transcription and editing program that emphasizes the importance of creating accurate medical documents and reports. In addition to acquiring coding and transcription skills, students develop an understanding of medical terminology.

Ten Good Schools with Medical Transcription Degree Programs

School Name Distinction Location
Alexandria Technical College Medical transcription and editing program available Alexandria, MN
Andrews School School dedicated to medical transcription and coding Oklahoma City, OK
Central Texas College Certificate programs in medical secretary and transcription Killeen, TX
Everett Community College Online degree program in medical transcription Everett, WA
Lakeshore Technical College Technical diploma in medical transcription Cleveland, WI
Mayland Community College Medical assisting program available Spruce Pine, NC
Metropolitan Community College Major in health information management systems Omaha, NE
North Dakota State College of Science Medical transcriptionist certificate program Wahpeton, ND
Richland Community College Online certificate offered Decatur, IL
Saint Paul College Career programs in medical office work Saint Paul, MN
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