Oct 23, 2020
A medical transcriptionist prepares a written document from a physician’s dictation about a patient’s health status, i.e. surgical procedures, medical condition, prognosis, etc. Educational preparation requires medical transcription, proofreading, report format, editing and production.
NOTE: This program is not designed to meet all of the requirements for accreditation, licensure and certification for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or other medical accreditation agencies.
Area I - Written Composition: 3 Semester Hours
Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Semester Hours
Fine Arts or Humanities Electives: 3 Semester Hours
Area III - Natural Science or Mathematics: 9-10 Semester Hours
Area IV - History, Social, and Behavior Sciences: 3 Semester Hours
- Political Science
Area V - Technical Concentration and Electives: 43-49 Semester Hours
Electives: 0-6 Semester Hours
Students must select a minimum of three credit hours in OAD or CIS courses.
Total Hours Required for Degree: 64-71