Program Description

The medical office transcription option prepares students with entry-level skills to seek employment as medical office transcriptionists. Instruction includes formatting documents including the history and physical, correspondence, discharge summaries, operative reports and special laboratory reports using a transcriber and word processing program.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 11

Required Courses

  • MA 109 – Health Information Technology (1)
  • MA 110 – Medical Office Microcomputer Management Applications (1)
  • MA 113 – Human Disease (3)
  • MA 115 – Medical Terminology (3)
  • PYSO 100 – Basic Physiology and Anatomy (3)

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