Medical Transcription

Certified Medical Transcriptionist (HEA 7401)

What is a certified medical transcriptionist?

A certified medical transcriptionist is a medical professional who interprets and transcribes dictation from physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc., and to edit dictated material for grammar and clarity as necessary and appropriate.

At CPCC, we teach students to be leaders in their industry.

    • Complete your transcriptionist training in just one year.
    • Learn from field-experienced instructors.
    • Complete your training at a fraction of the cost as compared to a private school.
    • Easy enrollment!


Careers as a Certified Medical Transcriptionist

The health care industry continues to seek experienced professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to address the population's evolving medical needs.  As a result, careers in fields like medical transcription continue to be an attractive career option for many of today's graduates.

This profession offers both variety in the workplace and competitive salaries.  In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, certified medical transcriptionists can earn a median annual wage of $34,020 per year.


The CPCC Medical Transcriptionist program is patterned on requirements of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)  (, enabling participants to sit for certifying examinations. This program is recognized by local employers.

If you would like to explore this opportunity within health care, apply today! Click here to find out more!