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Medical Transcription

at Northwest Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 29
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A medical transcriptionist is a medical language specialist who prepares a variety of medical reports and documents for inclusion in patients' medical records. Medical transcriptionists must have a vast knowledge of the medical field and its associated terminology as well as a high degree of computer and written communication skills. Graduates of this program may be eligible to write the national exam for certified medical transcriptionists.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691