This program is a 68-credit program designed to get you out and working as soon as you can. The academics are set out to be completed in two years. The speed requirement may be completed in two years or may take additional time to complete. Coursework includes English, Legal and Medical Terminology, Business Law, Computer Technology, and Machine Shorthand Theory. Students learn a conflict-free realtime theory that enables them to write efficiently on a realtime system starting in the first semester. Students learn theory in their first year of classes, then work to increase their speed and accuracy until they can capture Literary material at 180 wpm, Jury Charge material at 200 wpm, and Question and Answer material at 225 wpm.
All curricula were created to meet or exceed the national Court Reporters Association�s (NCRA) standards set out by the Council on Approved Student Education (CASE). The program is approved by NCRA.
Summer sessions are mandatory for Judicial students.
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